- March 10, 1928 - May 2, 2016
of Eilleen's Passing
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“I am so sorry to hear you have left us. Just found out. Although we didn't keep in touch as we did when I was younger My last impromptu visit about 8...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Diane Jones Hebert - Woburn, MA
“Peggy,Blessed were you to have a mother like her. She was a gentle loving soul, who would do and give from her heart. Her life was a gift from god...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Perrin - Ayer, MA
“Dear Peggy, P.K. and family - My heartfelt sympathies on the loss of your mother. May all the special memories provide some comfort.
3 of 21 | Posted by: Nancy Cappallo - Groton, MA
“Dear Peggy and family ~ Your Mom was a special woman who had so much strength. Last night my Mom said "she was like a sister to me". They were such...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Linda Howes
“Peggy and family my heart is with you.
5 of 21 | Posted by: Ana Schmetzer - Irvine, CA
“Wonderful women. Many, many fond memories with Theresa at her home and girl scouts. So kind, generous and giving of herself. She went straight to...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Rhonda Mullins
“Eillen was always an inspiration to me. I enjoyed our phone conversations. I remember her as I was growing up how good she was to me and her...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Ralph Simmons - Waterbury, VT
“My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
8 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“Girls, your mom will always have a special place in my heart for her kindenss and love to a new stranger that moved into town 44 years ago. Our...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“Peggy, Shane & Family So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Billy Sullivan
10 of 21 | Posted by: Billy Sullivan - Chelmsford, MA
“Rest in peace, Eileen. You are a very lovely lady .
11 of 21 | Posted by: Ethel Kennedy - Groton, MA
“So sorry to hear about your mom you are all in my thoughts and prayers
12 of 21 | Posted by: Paula Silvia - Taunton, MA
“My deepest sympathy to the whole family; Eilleen worked with my Mom for many years at the High School and was a wonderful person - she will be missed
13 of 21 | Posted by: Tammy Forrest - Leominster, MA
“Mary Joan, Eileen, Peggy, TG, Linda, Patty, and Jane and all of your families, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was always one of my favorite...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Nanette MacMillan - Groton, MA
“We are so sorry for your loss of this wonderful woman! She encompassed all that Groton is about and the rest of us in Groton would do well to follow...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Ferrara Family - Groton, MA
“The fond memories of spending a sunny day at a cookout at Aunt Eilleens run through my mind. You will be missed by many, you touched so many, and are...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Kim Buccarelli - Hudson, NH
“Peggy & family, so sorry for the loss of your mother. i never met her but thru your posts on FB it was plain to see what a wonderful lady she was. My...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Kathy Plunkett - Framingham, MA
“So sorry for your loss Pattie, she was loved by many! She is at peace in heaven.
18 of 21 | Posted by: Louise Martinson - Monett, MO
“Aunt Eileen, you will be greatly missed. I have many fond memories of you from when I was little. Hugs and love to all my cousin's and their...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Lillian Steyne - Pensacola, FL
“So sorry for your loss. Peggy, Shane and girls...keep happy thoughts...she is watching..
20 of 21 | Posted by: Pam & Rob Lechlider - NH
“My deepest sympathy to Eilleen's family for your loss.She was a wonderful friend and neighbor to me and my parents for over 40 years,Mike Vacirca.
21 of 21 | Posted by: Michael Vacirca - Groton, MA
Simmons of Groton Eilleen M. (Jones) (Duffy) Simmons. She was born in Boston March 10, 1928. Daughter of the late John J. and Lillian (Sweet) Jones.
Passed away peacefully May 2, 2016 at her home with family at her side. Eilleen was a long time resident of Groton and an active member of Our Lady of Grace Parish. She participated in many organizations including Legion of Mary, First Communion instructor, RCIA instructor, Respect Life Group, Eucharistic Minister, Girl Scout leader, Women’s Club, Hospice volunteer, Legion Auxiliary Senior Center volunteer, and Mountain Lakes Club. She was a loving mother to seven daughters and their spouses, Eileen Monat, Mia Benett and her husband Denny, Peggy Duffy, Pattie (P.K.) Simmons-Mavilia and her late husband Frank, Sr., Linda and her husband Frank Mavilia, Jr., Theresa and her husband Ed Chase and Jane and her husband Rob Cutts. She was known lovingly as “Ming” by her 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Eilleen was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Duffy, her second husband, Roger Simmons and her granddaughter Gina (Duffy) Silva. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
Simmons of Groton May 2,2016 Eilleen M. (Jones) (Duffy) Simmons. Visiting Hrs. Thurs 5-8 PM at the Badger Funeral Home 45 School St. Groton. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Fri 10 AM at Our Lady of Grace Parish worshipping at St. Joseph’s Church 28 Tarbell St. Pepperell. Burial will be in Groton,Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s Choice.