Janice Lee Simmons

March 4, 1949February 3, 2019

Janice L. (Winters) Simmons, age 69, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2019, at her home in Hollywood, Florida.

She was born March 4, 1949, in Butler, Pennsylvania, to Arthur and Beatrice (Radaker) Winters. The family eventually moved to Clifton, New Jersey, where Janice attended Clifton High School.

Janice, along with her husband Samuel, owned and operated their own construction company. Janice truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures - chatting with friends and family, relaxing on the dock behind her home, doting on her two birds, and spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel Simmons; oldest daughter, Lisa Malvido, younger daughter, Heather Nadler; stepson, Bret Simmons; sister, Judy Bonatch; brother, Arthur Winters, and seven grandchildren – Nicole, Ryan, Chloe, Tyler, Colby, Samantha, and Carson.

Family, friends, and others whose lives Janice touched are invited to the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home at 898 Old Rte. 119 N., Indiana, PA 15701 on Friday, February 8, 2019 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm with a funeral service to follow on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 10:00am in the Lefdahl Chapel.

Interment will follow in the Smicksburg Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the following:

Trustbridge Hospice Foundation

Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Kraeer-Fairchild Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 4061 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale.


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Kathleen Pierce

February 9, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. Death is excruciatingly painful. May you find comfort in the words of Revelation 21:4, where God promises to erase death forever. Wishing you peace, comfort, fond memories of Janice, and the hope of seeing her again.

Denise Lane

February 5, 2019

Love you so much, Jan! I can hear your laughter and feel your warm hugs and see your smart ass grin! True friendship forever. So much fun we all had. I hope that comforts your family and your true love, Sam. You two really knew how to live this life together. Love, love, love, laughter, fun. love. Always.

Shari Louie Watts

February 5, 2019

Aunt Jan was such a fun and loving person. I didn't get to see her often but will always hear her laughter and I will smile. She will be missed by so many. I love you Uncle Sam and I'm keeping all Aunt Jan' s family lifted in prayer.

Eleanor McCarthy

February 4, 2019

We the staff of Kraeer Funeral would like to offer our most deepest and heartfelt condolences on the passing of your loved one. "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but love leaves a memory that no one can steal."

Eleanor McCarthy, Funeral Director