Maurice L. Simon, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully at Westchester Medical Center on Jan. 20, 2019. He was 92 years old.
Born on May 26, 1926, in Mt. Kisco, NY, son of the late Samuel and Bessie (Resnick) Simon. Maurice graduated from Horace Greeley High School before honorably serving in the U.S. Army during WWII.
On Dec. 12, 1957, Maurice married the love of his life Florence DeLaura. Following their wedding they moved to Brewster, NY to raise their family.
Maurice was the owner of Simon Auto in Brewster, NY for over 60 years. Never officially retiring, showing all how important his work was to him. His greatest passion in life was his family, they were the center of his universe. He was an animal fanatic, especially when it came to dogs and cats.
Mr. Simon is not only survived by his loving wife, but also his children; Irene Simon, Susan Sniffen (Wayne), David Simon (Dawn) and Linda Burdick (Joe) all of Brewster, NY, his 8 grandchildren; Rachael (Sheldon Schrack), Michael and Andrew Sniffen, Cody, Dylan and Logan Simon, Zachary and Taylor Mitchell Simon and his two great grandchildren; Dillon Weaver and Ryan Schrack and his brother Harold Simon (Jane) of Dix Hills, NY. He was predeceased by his sister Clara Simon.
A funeral service was held on Thursday Jan. 24, 2019, at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY at 1:30 pm. Interment followed at Milltown Rural Cemetery. Visitation was at the funeral home on Wednesday Jan. 23, 2019, from 4-8pm.