SIMMS -- Marie drew, 93, of Brooklyn, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Mahone Nursing Home on Monday, December 3rd, 2012 .
Born in Brooklyn, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Ida (Baker) Smith.
Marie was a former counter clerk for Simpsons in Liverpool and an office clerk for Thompson Bros. (later Steel and Engine Products Limited -- STENPRO) as well as Mersey Paper Company. She was a member of Pilgrim United Church in Brooklyn, the UCW and was a Sunday school teacher for many years and served as superintendant. Family meant the world to Marie and she was especially proud of her grandsons Ryan and Joel. She will be fondly remembered as always having a smile, dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her daughter Cynthia (Rowen Shinder) of Moncton; her son John (Heather) of Brooklyn and her grandsons Ryan and Joel.
She was predeceased by her husband Clare and her sister Reta.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Funeral service will be held Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Pilgrim United Church, Brooklyn. Lay Minister Peter Anthony officiating. Burial will be in Seaside Cemetery, Brooklyn. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Pilgrim United Church. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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