John Howard Simon
John Howard Simon
  • June 8, 1948 - January 5, 2017
  • Taunton, Massachusetts

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John H. Simon, age 68 of Taunton, passed away, Thursday, January 05, 2017. He was the husband of Louise (Meunier) Simon and the late Kristine K. Simon.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Hykel and Georgette (Marcoux) Simon, he was a lifelong area resident living in Dartmouth and Taunton. He was a graduate of St. Louis University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Education. He began his career as a school teacher and transitioned to the United States Postal Service, where he was employed for twenty years, retiring in 2016.

John was a dedicated husband and father who loved his children dearly. He was an avid movie goer and amateur science fiction writer. John and Kristine were the founders of DYSA, he was the founder/owner of the Faunce Corner Club, he was active as a referee in youth soccer and an umpire for high school softball.

He is survived by his wife; four sons, George Simon and wife Cory, Paul Simon and wife Rubi, Peter Simon and wife Christine and John Simon, Jr; two daughters, Laura Zexter and husband Aaron and Colleen Arria and husband Cristobal; a sister, Andrea Maeda and a brother, Roy Simon; nine grandchildren, Nathalie, Olivia, Elena and Tyler Simon; Haley, Nathan and Hannah Zexter; Lorenzo and Estela Arria and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Janet, George and Paul Simon.

His Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, January, 11, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth. Visitation prior 4:00PM to 7:00PM. Burial private. Contributions in his honor may be made to: Dartmouth Youth Soccer, Relatives and friends invited. For tributes and directions: