Eunice M. Simmons
PAWTUCKET - Eunice M. (Oakland) Simmons, 96, of Salem, NY and formerly of Pawtucket died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Queensbury, NY. She was the wife of the late George F. Simmons.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Harry and Florence (Millichamp) Oakland, she had lived in Pawtucket all of her life before moving to New York 9 years ago.
Mrs. Simmons was a bookkeeper for the Pelletier Trucking Company, Pawtucket before retiring. She was a 1933 graduate of Pawtucket High School.
She was a member of the former Church of the Advent, Pawtucket and its organist for over 70 years. She was also a member of its Altar Guild and a member, secretary and treasurer of its St. Margaret's Guild.
She was a member of the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the Pawtucket Women's Club.
She is survived by two daughters, E. Suzanne Bolero and her husband, Joseph of Middleboro, MA and Virginia M. Sword and her husband, Paul of Salem, NY; four grandchildren; two great granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Arthur Oakland and Helen Kelly.
Her Requiem Eucharist will be held MONDAY, MAY 20 at 10 A.M. in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket. Burial will be in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at BELLOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln SUNDAY 5-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Simmons's memory to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket, RI 02860 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit