Joan B. Simmons of West Chester

Joan B. Simmons

Joan B. Simmons

Joan B. Simmons (nee Breen), 81, of West Chester, formerly of Media, died Monday, May 9.

Born in Philadelphia, Joan was the daughter of the late Frank A.J. and Kathryn (Seward) Breen.

A 1952 graduate of Little Flower High School, she was a singer on the Paul Whiteman Show in her teen years.

Joan was predeceased by her husband, Frank M. Simmons, daughter, Julie Simmons Santoleri and five brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her daughter Ginny Simmons O'Hara (Brian) of Uxbridge, Mass., son, Daniel P. Simmons (Marion) of Glen Mills, and son-in-law, Mike Santoleri of Berwyn; loving grandmother of Christopher and Matthew O'Hara; Michael, Daniel, Megan and Cara Santoleri; and Sean, Patrick and Colin Simmons.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Nativity BVM, 30 E. Franklin St, Media, 19063 and to her funeral mass 11. Interment SS Peter & Paul Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Divine Providence Village, 686 Old Marple Road, Springfield, PA 19064.

Arrangements by The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-431-9000.

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