Lewis M. ‘Pete’ Simons Jr.

Lewis M. “Pete” Simons Jr., age 74, a resident of Wells, NY died Wednesday November 29, 2017 at the Mountain Valley Hospice House in Gloversville. He was born in Gloversville, NY on October 22, 1943. The son of the late Lewis M. Simons and Octavia Lois Craig.

He was a graduate of ACC in 1964 with an AAS Degree. This was ACC’s second graduating class. He worked for Hussman for 28 years and NYS DEC for 14 summers. He was Town Councilman for 28 years starting in 1972.

Pete was a member of the Wells Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Wells Volunteer Fire Department for 55 years. He was the Treasurer of Wells Fire District since 1989. He was also a member of the Lake Pleasant United Methodist Church. He was the recipient of the Senior Citizen of the year award in 2014.

Survivors include his wife; Rose Simons with whom he was married for 36 years. Six children; Robin (Doug) Sullivan, Robert (Art Solanes) Marcellus, Ronda (Lee) Smith, Roxanne (Mark Stata) Marcellus, Peter (Jen) Simons and Jeff (Karen) Martin. 18 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren also survive him.

Family and friends may call on Friday December 1, 2017 at the Northville Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. A funeral Service will be held on Saturday December 2, 2017 at the Wells United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Algonquin Cemetery, Wells.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wells Volunteer Ambulance, Wells Volunteer Fire Company, Lake Pleasant Methodist Church or Mt. Valley Hospice in Gloversville. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.northvillefuneralservice.com.