Celebrating the life of George Simeon Suffern
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July 14, 1917-July 14, 2010.
George Simeon Suffern a lifetime area resident died on his birthday, Wednesday July 14, 2010, at Valley View Nursing Home in Goshen. He was 93 years old.
He was born in Middletown on July 14, 1917 to the late Nelson and Louise Rowe Suffern.
During his lifetime, George touched many lives. He will be remembered by those who knew him as a kind and gentle man who never complained or spoke ill of anyone. Although he was very strict, he was always fair. He credited his wife whom he married in 1939 for his every happiness and success in his lifetime.
George is survived by his two sons G. Wayne and his wife Sophie and Bruce C. and his wife Patty all of Bloomingburg; two daughters Carol Stueber and her husband Thomas of Pine Bush and Martha Milani and her husband Michael of Newburgh, sister Lois Cole of Middletown, fourteen grandchildren, six step grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife in 2004 and daughter Joyce Davis in 2009.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 16, 2010 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940. A Funeral Service of Remembrance will be held at 10 am on Saturday July 17, 2010 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the family plot in Circleville Cemetery, Circleville, NY.
George’s family would like to thank the staff at Valley View Center for Nursing Care and Rehabilitation for the loving care they provided for him during his stay there.
Memorial contributions in George’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 453 Rt. 211 East, Middletown, NY 10940.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc. www.applebee-mcphillips.com
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