Herman John Simon
ELSIPOGTOG, NB – Herman John Simon 83, of Elsipogtog passed away at his residence on Monday, October 11, 2021. Born in Big Cove, he was the son of the late John Simon and Mary Jane (Levi) Simon. Before retiring, Herman was a red seal journeyman carpenter, an entrepreneur/businessman, a constable in Big Cove for 11 years and also a band councillor for 11 years.
Herman will be sadly missed by his five daughters, Jacqueline Simon, Joyce Simon, Charlotte Simon, Cara Simon (Garnett), Alexandra Simon (Corey) all of Elsipogtog; three sons, Lloyd Simon (Rubecca), Carter Simon, Dennis Simon (Sheila) all of Elsipogtog; fifteen grandchildren, Todd, Vanessa, Alexandra, Carter Tjitj, Justine, Jonah, Duma, Michael, Kashtine, Melissa-Cara, Desmond, T.C., Garnette-Lynn, Jonovan, Jeremy; twenty-four great grandchildren, Amethyst, Treydon, Sachiel, Tayber, Tobias, Tehya, Baby Duma, Boston, Lleyton, Elias, Seattle, Memphis Josephine, Ivy, Eller, Lena Josephine, Weston, Dexter, Kensley, Brylee, Demi, Kayleigh and Chaysen.
He is also survived by one sister, Freda Augustine (late Peter Joe Sr.) of Elsipogtog and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Josephine (Sanipass) Simon; one daughter, Maurina Beadle; one infant son, Stewart; four sisters, Dora, Martha, Barbara Ann, Rita and five brothers, William John, Joe Harry, Abraham and Stephen.
Visitation will begin on Thursday at 2:00 pm until time of the service at his home, 121 Riverside Drive in Elsipogtog. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 10:30 am, St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church in Elsipogtog.
Arrangements are in the professional care of Thompson’s Funeral Home in Richibucto (523-4252).