Francis J Simon, age 73, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away on Good Friday, April 14, 2017 at Halcyon Hospice after a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma cancer.
He is survived by his wife Irene Simon of Kennesaw; three step-children, Eileen (Eric) Holman of Kennesaw, John Pisani of Los Angeles, and Mike (Katie) Pisani of Decatur; four grandchildren, Garrett Holman, Chandler Holman, Isabella Pisani, Milo Pisani; a brother, Jim (Kathy) Simon of Phoenix, Arizona; and two nieces Lisa Stuchell and Laura Thornburg. He was preceded in death by his father, Conrad Simon and his mother Verena Simon.
Frank was born February 6, 1944, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Conrad and Verena Simon. He attended high school at St. Nazianz Seminary in St. Nazianz, Wisconsin and Mount St. Paul College in Waukesha, Wisconsin. On November 23, 1979 he was united in marriage to Irene Simon in Lilburn, Georgia. Frank was employed by many insurance companies and later on was a small business owner with his own company Simon Financial Services for many years until he retired. He was very involved for numerous years with Rotary International in the West Cobb chapter even serving as President. Frank was a long standing member of Transfiguration Catholic Church where he was associated with many different ministries of the church.
Frank was an incredible person and loved spending time enjoying life with such activities as golfing, RV camping, and boating. He enjoyed spending time with the grandchildren, family and friends.
The wake will be held Friday, April 21st from 7:00-9:00 pm at Transfiguration Catholic Church and the funeral mass will be on Saturday, April 22nd at 2:00 pm at Transfiguration Catholic Church.
The family wishes to extend sincere thanks to all who have offered prayers and support during this difficult time. We ask in lieu of flowers to please donate to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Frank's webpage can be found at https://tribute.themmrf.org/FrankSimon.