Thomas Simons

Obituary of Thomas A. Simons

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Thomas A. "Bear" Simons, age 78, a lifelong resident of Tafton died Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Regional Hospital Of Scranton. Mr. Simons was born July 25,1943 in Honesdale, PA and was the son of the late Leonard T. and Louise (Black) Simons. He was a math teacher by Wallenpaupack Area High School, where he also coached soccer and track & field. Tom also worked as a surveyor with Schnoengel and operated Simons Dock Service. A member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, he served as Council President, taught confirmation and Sunday school classes. He was a Palmyra Pike Township Supervisor for 50 years and was chairman for many years. A 53-year life member of Tafton Fire & Rescue and was chief clamman at the Tafton outing and was a member of Ski Big Bear ski patrol. He is survived by his wife: Beverly (Jezercak) Simons, four daughters: Tracy & husband, Dean Rutledge of Tyler Hill, PA, Cyndi & husband, Christopher Broadhead of Hawley, PA, Amie & husband, Mike Lang of Parsippany, NJ and Casey & husband, Chad Evans of Butler, AL, and one son: Jeff & wife, Lisa Frindt of Hawley, PA; ten grandchildren, Devin, Olivia, Cheyenne, Alex, Aaryn, Ashton, Kami, Madisyn, CJ & Ashleah; one great granddaughter, Layla; one sister: Marilyn Lyman of Tafton, PA and one brother: Paul & wife, Bobbie Simons of Tafton, PA; one niece and one nephew. Calling hours will be Thursday, August 12th from 3 to 7 PM at Teeters' Funeral Chapel, 505 Church St, Hawley, PA. The funeral will be Friday, August 13th at 11 am at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 405 Church St., Hawley with Pastor Adam C. Reinhardt officiating. Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel with inurnment in Pine Grove Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 405 Church St., Hawley, PA 18428, Tafton Fire & Rescue, PO Box 5 , Tafton, PA 18464 or Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Rd., Honesdale, PA 18431

Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Teeters' Funeral Chapel
505 Church St
Hawley, Pennsylvania, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, August 13, 2021
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
405 Church St.
Hawley, Pennsylvania, United States

Final Resting Place

Pine Grove Cemetery
Rt 507
Paupack, Pennsylvania, United States
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