Patty Simmons

SIMMONS, Patty J. “Pat,” of Mingo Junction, OH, passed into Heaven on Jan. 3, 2017, at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville.

She was born in Hepzibah, WV, a daughter of the late E. Ray and Ethel Mae (Williams) Powell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Richard R. Scaffidi; and her sister, Edna Berraducci. Pat was retired from Century 21 as a real estate agent. She was a Christian by faith. Pat was an avid reader and also dabbled in painting. She also enjoyed sewing and was considered the family seamstress.

Pat is survived by her husband of 59 years, William A. “Bill” Simmons; her three daughters, Catherine (Scaffidi) Balzano and her husband, Joseph, of Mingo Junction, Joyce (Simmons) Tennant and her husband, Steve of Wellsburg, and Darlene (Scaffidi) Corrigan of California; three grandchildren, Siri (Balzano) Grime and her husband, Pete, of Archbold, OH, Brea (Balzano) Hosenfeld and her husband, Chad, of Mingo Junction and Mike Corrigan of California; and six great-grandchildren, Garrett, Gavin and Brylee Grime of Achbold, OH, and Aidin, Necia, and Alivea Hosenfeld of Mingo Junction.

Pat also leaves the love of her life, Josie, her puppy.

Services will be on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at the Schuetz Funeral Home, 235 Clifton Ave., Mingo Junction, OH, from 2-4 p.m. with services at 3 p.m. with Pastor Jack Earnest officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Brooke Co. Animal Shelter, 797 Mac Barnes Dr., Wellsburg, WV, 26036.

Heartfelt thanks to the staff at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville for their loving care during her brief stay.