Antone Simas, 90, Westport


Antone Simas, 90, of Westport died peacefully Tuesday, July 9, 2013, surrounded by his family.  Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Antone Simas Sr. and the late Mary (Raposa) Simas.

Antone was a communicant of Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport.  He was the husband of Lucille (Bussiere) Simas to whom he was married for 65 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Karen Pacheco and her husband Louis of Westport, and Pamela Savicki and her husband Tom of Berkley, Mass.; a son, James Simas and his wife Mary-Ellen of Tiverton; six grandchildren, Stephen Pacheco and his wife Janet, Jocelyn Pacheco, Kristen Savicki, Eric Savicki, Jessica Simas and James Simas; a great granddaughter, Jordan Pacheco; and four sisters, Irene Bentkowski, Hilda Kufel, Olivia Rose and Nindla Archambault.

He was predeceased by his sisters Adeline Oliveira, Beatrice Pettey and Alice Pasierb.

His memorial service, to which relatives and friends are invited, will be Saturday, July 20, at Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Westport.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport.

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