Donna Simonds Obituary

February 10, 2011

in News,Obituaries,West Windsor

WINDSOR — Funeral services for Donna L. Simonds, 54, a lifelong resident of Windsor, who died Feb. 4, 2011 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by her family were held Feb. 8 at the Rachel S. Harlow United Methodist Church in Windsor. Rev. Ken White, pastor, officiated. Committal services will be held at a later date in the Vermont Veterans Cemetery in Randolph.

She was born Oct. 15, 1956 in Windsor, the daughter of George W. and Annie (Archer) Dimick.
She received her schooling in Windsor and graduated from Windsor High School in 1974.

She married Ivan F. Simonds in Windsor on April 12, 1975.

Donna was employed at the former First National Bank of Springfield in Windsor, as assistant branch manager for 17 years. She was employed for the past 17 years as a paralegal for Tom Rounds Law Office in Windsor.

Donna was proud to have served as a member of the Windsor School Board during the construction for the new K-12 school. She was a member of the Rachel S. Harlow United Methodist Church in Windsor, the Windsor Elks Lodge 1665 and the Windsor American Legion Post 25 Auxiliary.

She was very fond of the movie The Wizard Of Oz and had collected Oz memorabilia for many years.
She loved camping, doing jigsaw puzzles, knitting and crocheting. She enjoyed attending her children and grandchildren’s sporting events. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Ivan F. Simonds of Windsor; two daughters, Christine M. Slocum and her husband Robert of Windsor and Katie L. Somonds and her fiancé, Brian Moore of Windsor; four grandchildren, Russell Simonds, Amber Simonds, Robert Slocum and Alyssa Slocum, all of Windsor; three step-grandchildren, Meagan Moore and Joshua Moore, of Cornish and Aiden Moore of Claremont; one sister, Marsha A. Spear of Brownsville; two brothers, Kenneth M. Dimick and his wife, Susan of Hartland and Michael G. Dimick and his wife, Cathy of Merrimack, N.H.; a very special friend, Alauna of Windsor; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Alyson Tibbits, 111 West Maple St., Unit 2804, Chicago, Ill 60610; or to the National Elks foundation, c/o Windsor Elks Lodge 1665, 156 Main St., Windsor, 05089.
The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor handled arrangements.

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