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Judith A. Simmons

December 9th, 2019

Judith A. (Weinrebe) Simmons, age 82, of Woburn, formerly of Wilmington, passed away surrounded by her loving family on December 8, 2019.

Judy was born on February 5, 1937 in Boston, MA; she was the cherished daughter of Joseph and Carol E. (Mayer) Weinrebe. Judy was raised and educated in Dorchester; as a teen she was very active in young Judah.

Judy married Peter Simmons and they moved to Wilmington, where they raised their four children, Karen, Linda, Bob and Kenny. She became very involved in the community; she served in several social clubs including the Girls Scouts for over twenty-five years. Judy also served as Past President of the Women’s Club and High Priestess of the Ladies Oriental Shrine.

In her spare time, Judy was very involved with the senior center. She continued to maintain her friendships even after she was no longer able to drive. Judy also enjoyed the art classes held at the Wilmington Art Council. Judy was a natural photographer; she took hundreds of pictures throughout the years of her family and friends.

Judith was the beloved wife of the late Peter R. Simmons, devoted mother of Karen E. Chuley of New York, Linda A. Valente of Nashua, NH, Robert J. Simmons of Derry, NH and Kenneth Simmons of San Diego, CA, loving “Gram” of 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Carol E. (Mayer) Weinrebe, dear sister of the late Bernard “Buddy” Weinrebe, Norman J. Weinrebe and Celia L. Finnochio. Judith is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Wednesday, December 11th from 10:00 – 12:00 noon immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Judith’s name may be made to Local Heroes, Inc., P.O. Box 536, Wilmington, MA 01887.

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4 Entries in Guest Book for “Judith A. Simmons”

  1. Mary Stanton and Matt Dodson says:

    May Peace and Love surround your family during this time of sorrow.

  2. Peter DeRaffaele says:

    Our prayers are with Judith and her family. Our condolences are with you at this time of sorrow. My the Good Lord take care of your entire family. God bless.

  3. Corlyen(Weinrebe)Stoltenburg says:

    Prayers to Judith and all the family. May God send you peace and love during this time of loss. Trust in the Lord and He shall help you through this.

  4. Patti (Mayer) Benallick says:

    To all the family – May God grant you peace and strength in the days ahead.
    I know from her notes to me that she was proud of all of you.
    ‘Cousin Patti’

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