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John Charles Simon

May 31, 1938 June 25, 2022
John Charles Simon
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Obituary for John Charles Simon

Simon, John Charles, 84, of Riverview, passed away peacefully after a brief illness at home, on Saturday evening, June 25, surrounded by his wife Elaine and several family and friends.
Born May 31, 1938, in Beardsley, MN, John met his wife Elaine on a blind date and lived a life of faithful love for 61 years where they were always seen in the same seats for Sunday Mass.
John is survived by Elaine, his wife of 61 years; sons, Michael (Dawn) Simon, Jeff (Jennifer) Simon, grandson Justin, granddaughter Taylor and grandson Logan, sister Janice (Franny) Dehmer, St Michael MN, brother Bill Simon, St Joe, MN, Joe (Lois) Simon, Waite Park, MN, brother Ray (Sharon) Simon, St. Cloud, MN and will be missed by them as well as many other family and friends.
Preceded in death by parents Charles and Isabel; his son Tim Simon; siblings, Mike Simon, Richard Simon and Joan Woyke.
John was an active member of St. Stephens Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus, and Local 123 Steamfitters Union and Florida Flywheelers Antique Engine Club. John was previously the Fire Chief of the Riverview Volunteer Fire Department and active in the Boy Scouts with his sons. He proudly served in the US Air Force.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to St. Stephens Catholic School, Heart to Heart fund.
The family will receive family and friends on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Southern Funeral Home, Riverview. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 30, 2022, at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Interment will follow, with Military Honors, at Serenity Meadows Memorial Park, Riverview.

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Visitation

Wednesday

29

Jun

5:00 PM 6/29/2022 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/29/2022 7:00:00 PM
Southern Funeral Care and Cremation Services, Inc.

10510 Riverview Drive
Riverview, FL 33578

Southern Funeral Care and Cremation Services, Inc.
10510 Riverview Drive Riverview 33578 FL
United States

Visitation

Thursday

30

Jun

11:00 AM 6/30/2022 11:00:00 AM
St. Stephen Catholic Church

10118 ST Stephen Circle
Riverview, Fl 33569

St. Stephen Catholic Church
10118 ST Stephen Circle Riverview 33569 Fl
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Serenity Meadows Memorial Park Final Resting Place

6919 Providence Road
Riverview, FL 33578

6919 Providence Road Riverview 33578 FL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Stephen Catholic Church

10118 ST Stephen Circle
Riverview, Fl 33569
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