Doris Simons

1932 - 2014

Of Wiarton and formerly of Pike Bay, suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Monday June 16, 2014. Doris Amanda Simons (nee Hood) at the age of 81 years. Loving wife of James “Jim” Simons for 54 years. Cherished mother of Tom Dufton (Tracey), of Port Elgin, Jim Dufton (Sue), of Wasaga Beach, Jenny (Phil Lawson), of Mt. Hope, and Gaye (André Boucher), of Ancaster. Beloved grandmother of 14; and great-grandmother of 18. Predeceased by her parents Roy and Hazel (nee Knox); and her sister Joyce. Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. Doris was a proud and active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 202, Swan Lake. Family wish to extend special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of the Wiarton Hospital, especially Dr. David Diodati and nurse Vicki. At Doris’ request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Gathering to celebrate Doris’ life will be held at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Friday June 20 from 1-3 PM. Donations to BPHS Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at

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