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“We love you Mama, and we will miss you till we meet again in the glory of Heaven. 4 of 4 Dedicated to Mama ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Kathleen Downey Steinberg - IL

“One Saturday, in the early eighties, John and Mama Simon were shopping, and an irate parker called her a bad word. John ordered the moron to...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Kathleen Downey Steinberg - IL

“The three boys began their lives with their current Christian names, but originally ALL bore the moniker Peter, after Peter Rabbit of the Beatrix...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kathleen Downey Steinberg - IL

“My Dearest Mama; We have come here today to honor YOU, the most extraordinary of extraordinary woman. Mama, Mary Ernestine Kissner Simon, was...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Kathleen Downey Steinberg - IL

“Dearest Grandma Pumpkin, I will always remember your warm smile and your laugh,which lit up the room. Thank you for all the storys of our...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Cathryn Hanson - morris, IL

“There is something special about a Grandmothers Love. You will never be forgotten in my heart. Until we meet again, I will love you always and...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Simon - Tinley Park, IL

“Dear second "Mom", You were my best friend and you will remain in my Heart Forever. Until we are together again. Love, Linda ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Simon - Minooka, IL

“Peter, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I will always remember her as a generous and kind woman who put up with a lot from a bunch of...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Howard Larkin - Oak Park, IL

“Sending you guys lots of love and prayers. So sorry for the loss of one of the most wonderful and sweetest women I have ever been privileged and...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Colleen Surane - Oak Lawn, IL

“Dearest Mom, you will remain in our hearts forever. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: John and June - Tinley Park, IL

“Dear Mama, I will always remember all of the wonder of loving you, from the day we met in 1981 until Sunday. Thank you for loving me back. I...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Kathleen Downey Steinberg - IL

“Miss you Mama . ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Peter A. Simon - Chicago, IL

“Our sincere sympathies on the death of your mother. We keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy and John Bergsten - PA

“Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mary Ernestine Simon on their loss. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Donnellan Funeral Home Staff - IL

Mary E. "Ernestine" Simon, nee Kisner; beloved wife of the late John I. Simon; loving mother of John I. III (June), Thomas J. and Peter A. Simon; dear grandmother of Karen Simon (fiancée Joseph Feltz), Carolyn (Ian) Bayne, Cathryn (Jeremy) Hanson, Rebbecca (Richard) Snyder, Melissa (Joshua) Cardinal, Melanie (Anthony) Frieri, Emily Simon and Mary Elizabeth (Ben Metoyer) Simon; great-grandmother of Kane, Jeremy, Courtney, Debra, Joshua and Wolfgang; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral service Saturday 11AM at DONNELLAN FUNERAL HOME 10525 S. Western Ave., Chicago. Interment Private. Visitation Friday 3-9PM. (773)238-0075. Please sign guestbook at

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