SIMMS, Mary Anne Cecilia (nee Bornais)

81 years, passed away peacefully on June 10, 2012. Beloved wife of William Malcolm Simms for 54 years. Cherished mother of Patricia, Beverly Hess & Dan, Michael & Colleen, William, Martyn, Gordon, Anita Desrochers & Raymond and the late Ronald. Loving Grandmother of Michelle, Emily, Kevin, Joey, Peter, Kathleen, Alex, Ben and Alysha. Dear sister of Leonard Bornais & Rosita, Theresa Lassaline & Jim, Rita Fata & Tony, Elaine Bering & Josef, Lloyd Bornais, Vincent Bornais & Kathy, Raymond Bornais. Predeceased by her parents Jeremie & Cecilia Bornais, sisters Elizabeth Drouillard, Veronica Desmarais, Rosemary McCracken; brothers Bernard, Gerard and Louis Bornais. She is survived by her brother-in-law Len Desmarais, sister-in-law Mary Bornais and God-mother to Dan Bornais. Mom was a loving and special caregiver to her grandmother Mémé Ellen (Nellie) Deneau. Mary will be missed by many nieces and nephews, family and friends. She was a caring person who loved her family beyond words. Special thanks to the staff and friends at Sunrise Assisted Living. Donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation, Alzheimer’s Society or charity of one’s choice.  Visiting Thursday 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 8 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to St John the Baptist Church 225 Brock St Amherstburg, after 10:30 am followed by Mass of Christian burial at 11 am. Interment St John the Baptist Cemetery Amherstburg. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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