Albert R. Simonds

Albert R. Simonds, age 84, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Rochester General Hospital.

Albert was born February 6, 1933 in Rochester, a son of Willis 7 Margaret (Wood) Simonds. He married Elaine A, Stahl on December 21, 1952; she survives. He was a veteran of the US Army from Jan. 1953 to Dec. 1954; serving some of his tour of duty in Trieste, Italy. He was a Maintenance Mechanic for the Monroe County Water Authority, retiring in 1996. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by a brother, Robert Simonds.

Albert attended the Springwater Church of the Nazarene. He enjoyed gardening vegetables, flowers and growing trees, he also liked to read, and write in his journal daily, he liked to watch western movies, especially John Wayne, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Albert is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elaine; 3 sons, Bradford Simonds, Dwight Simonds & Patrick Simonds; 2 daughters, Margo (Terry) Wilcox & Michelle Simonds; 16 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild and his brother, Everett Simonds.

A graveside military service was held Saturday, April, 1st in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Lima. A memorial service will be held 11 am, Wednesday, April 5th at the Springwater Church of the Nazarene, 8498 Indian Valley Road, Springwater, NY 14560.

Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice in memory of Albert