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Geraldine Paglina "Gerry" Simmons

February 23, 1928 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 89)
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Geraldine “Gerry” Paglina Simmons, 89, passed away September 13, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruby, and her husband, William Simmons.  She will be greatly missed by her five children, Bill (Linda), Gerrianne Simmons, Steve (Becky), Scott (Brenda) and David (Nancy); 10 grandchildren, Will, Tony (Ashley), Curt, Leslie (Brandon), Christopher, Elizabeth (Josh), Kelly (Michael), Scott, Sam and Seth; 11 great-grandchildren, Annie, Luke, Cameron, Trey, Jase, Hannah, Emma, Claire, Bryson, Bryleigh and Kennan. She will also be greatly missed by her special friend, Theresa Lonker and caregiver, Phyllis Maynard. Gerry retired from St. Mary’s Hospital.  She was a tireless volunteer and enjoyed assisting at the Jeffrey E. George Comfort House, was a Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader, served as PTA president, organizer, and worked 17 years for the Barboursville Little League concession stand, just to name a few.  Gerry was a woman who always had a project to work on. She loved quilting and often gave her quilts to the homeless and needy. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, and most importantly, spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she loved dearly.  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Beard Mortuary, Huntington, with Rev. Angela Gay Kinkead officiating. Burial will follow at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington. The family will welcome friends from 1:00 to 2:30 P.M. prior to services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Gerry’s honor to Pea Ridge United Methodist Church where she was an active member, 5747 E. Pea Ridge Road, Huntington. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.beardmortuary.com

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
September 16, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Beard Mortuary
3001 Third Avenue
Huntington, WV 25702

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 16, 2017

2:30 PM
Beard Mortuary
3001 Third Avenue
Huntington, WV 25702

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
September 16, 2017

Ridgelawn Memorial Park
5547 West Pea Ridge Road
Huntington, WV 25705


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