simerson-webLeona Simerson, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital, Hanover on Friday, November 21, 2014.   She was 82.

Born in Kimberly, Ontario., daughter of the late George and Margaret (Montgomery) Bowles.

Survived by daughter Tracey Cote (Wade Payne) of Canmore, Alberta., grandchildren Benjamin Cote and Caleb Cote.  Also survived by sister Iris (Donald) Maas of Hanover and a brother Raymond Bowles of Toronto, niece Kim Maas-O’Hearn of Georgetown and nephew Scott King of London.  Predeceased by husband Peter Simerson and a sister Lois King.

A private graveside service was held at Hanover Cemetery.  Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover assisting with funeral arrangements.

Memorial donations to the Grey Bruce Animal Shelter would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.   Register book available at

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