July 23, 1930 – September 4, 2019
Elias “Leo” Simon died peacefully at the VA Medical Center – Hospice Care Unit in Riviera Beach, Florida on September 4, 2019 at the age of 89.
He was born July 23, 1930 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Leo lived a long full life and served his country as a United States Marine in Korea followed by a career as an Operating Engineer. He leaves behind 4 wonderful daughters who blessed him with 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; as well as a long list of extended family and friends. Leo, also known as “Jido” is now at peace and with family and friends who have passed before him. Elias “Leo” Simon will never be forgotten in our hearts – We Love You!
A viewing will be held on Sunday, September 8th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church located at 1317 Florida Mango Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, September 9th at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church followed by a Burial Service at Hillcrest Memorial Park. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Leo’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to VA Medical Center - Attn: Voluntary Service (135), 7305 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410.
- Deborah Keeler, Daughter
Va Medical Center Attn: Voluntary service (135)
7305 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, Florida 33410
- Visitation Sunday, September 8, 2019
- Funeral Service Monday, September 9, 2019
- Committal Service Monday, September 9, 2019
September 12, 2019
My heartfelt condolences go to the family of Leo. While in life he was a stern force to be dealt with, his actions were from a standpoint of love for his family and standards that he lived his life by. He gave considerably in his lifetime and left behind a legacy that will continue. May his soul rest in peace. and his family know that someday they will be together again in eternity.