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Bruce A. Simmons

August 28, 1956 ~ June 30, 2017 (age 60)

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July 6, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Carr Funeral Home
24 Hill St.
Whitinsville, Massachusetts 01588

Northbridge--Bruce A. Simmons, 60, died Friday, June 30, in the Milford Regional Medical Center.  He leaves his wife of 43 years,  Jane (Lachapelle) Simmons and their three daughters; Tara Edwards and her husband Teddie, of Webster, Tracey Simmons of Framingham, and Lindsey Simmons, of Northbridge; three brothers; David Simmons and his wife Nancy, of Harwich, Ken Simmons and his wife Anne, of Petersham, Gary Simmons and his wife Beth, of Douglas; a sister Pam French and her husband Gary, of Berlin; and six grandchildren; Aubrey, Logan, Jillian, Rylie, Zoey and Kian.

Bruce was born August 28, 1956 in Northbridge, a son of the late Leon and Carolyn (Bakker) Simmons.  He grew up in Rockdale and graduated in 1974 from Northbridge High School.  Bruce was a self employed carpenter for many years prior to working in the maintenance department for  the Northbridge School system for 13 years and most recently at Gaudette Insurance.  Bruce was a huge Red Sox fan.  He will be remembered as a "big kid" who loved his family.

Calling Hours are Thursday, July 6, in the Carr Funeral Home, from 10am-12pm.  Funeral and burial will be private.    Donations honoring Bruce's memory may be made to the Rockdale Congregational Church, PO Box 521, Northbridge, MA 01534.

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