Mary Frances Simmons, 84, was born December 31, 1923 in New Jersey and passed away September 18, 2008 at home in Lake Forest, CA. Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Richard D. Simmons in 1995. A retired secretary who worked for the Corn Products Corporation CPC, Mary is survived by her son, Michael Jean Simmons; daughters, Kathleen Simmons and Ellen Richard T. Shamrell ; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A Visitation and Rosary will be Sunday 9/21/08 from 4:00-6:00pm at O’Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA. Funeral Mass will be Monday, 9/22/2008 at 10:00am at Santiago de Compostela Catholic Church, Lake Forest, CA Burial will follow at Ascension Cemetery, Lake Forest, CA In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Mary’s name to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure/Orange County at www.ockomen.com or Mended Hearts Chapter 216, 28261 Zurburan, Mission Viejo, CA 92692, 949 770-0387.
O’Connor Mortuary, 949 581-4300