April 21, 2013
April 21, 2013
Name: Thelma L. Simon Lehman
Date of Death: Sunday, April 21, 2013
Residence: Rome, NY
Obituary: Thelma L. Simon Lehman, 96, of Rome, New York, passed away, Sunday,April 21, 2013, at Betsy Ross Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born March 5, 1917, in Rome, the daughter of Lawrence and Florence Bronson Converse.
Thelma was educated in Rome.
On June 12, 1937, she married Donald Simon,Sr. He passed away in 1987. She later married Richard Lehman on January 23, 1988. He passed away January 20, 2009.
Thelma was employed at Griffiss Air Force Base for over twenty years.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Lee Center .
Thelma was instrumental in starting the Rome AARP and formerly served as their President.
Surviving are one daughter, Sheila Simon and her partner, Jan Hunt, Amherst, Massachusetts; one son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Amanda Simon, Nokomis, Florida; a sister, Isabelle Walters; two brothers, Richard Converse and Carl Converse,all of Rome; six grandchildren, Christopher Zurich, Kerr Flanders, Kristie Tonkin, Jonathon, Peter, and Joshua Simon; and three great-grandchildren, Lily, Evie and Jack.
Services: Funeral services will be held Monday, April 29, 2013 at 11:00AM at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George Street, Rome. Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Sunday, April 28, 2013, from 5:00PM to 7:00PM. You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy to www.nunnandharper.com.
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