• Four Generations

    One Commitment

    Founded by William H. Simonson in 1887, the Simonson Funeral Home has been honored by area families' trust and confidence for well over a century. Today, John Sommese continues to offer families care, attention, and concern.

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    When my mother-in-law, father, mother and most recently, my husband died, I had Mr. John Sommese of The Simonson Funeral Home make my arrangements. Mr. Sommese is a very caring and wonderful person. He made four very difficult times in my life much easier. I would recommend his services to everyone.

    Francine Rash
  • Frequently Asked


    Do you have to have a vault to be buried?

    Our state laws do not require a vault for burial. However, most cemeteries do require an outside container for the casket. The purpose is two-fold: First, the outside receptacle keeps the earth from settling, thus preventing the unevenness of the land which makes the cemetery less attractive. Second, it allows…

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Gladys de Jesus

Gladys de Jesus

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Harold Charles Menger

Harold Charles Menger

August 8, 1923 —
August 3, 2015
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