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Irby Simon

February 20, 2034 — October 5, 2012

He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Jeanne Benoit Simon of Duson; two daughters, Aimee Simon Trosclair, and her husband Raoul of Lafayette, and Anne Simon Ewing, and her husband Joey of Lafayette; one sister, Bernice Orlowich of Rayne; one brother, John Allen Simon, and his wife Leslie of Portsmouth, VA; one grand-daughter, Heidi Beatrice Ewing; and two sisters-in-law, Mildred Simon of Duson, and Florence Simon of Port Arthur, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marie and Cyril Simon; and four brothers, Howard, Edward, Elmo, and Norris Simon, Sr.

Mr. Simon was a proud Veteran of the United States Army, having served in Germany.

A 1952 graduate of Judice High School, he attended Southwestern Louisiana Institute, and worked 36 years for Glazer Distributors, where he retired in 1999.

He was a Parishioner of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Duson, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and a Lector. He was a charter member, Grand Knight, and lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus (Council 3870) at St. Theresa, and a present 4th degree member of Council 10721 at St. Basil in Judice. He was also a member of the American Legion, and a charter member of Carnivale en Rio (past royalty), and a strong supporter of the Krewe of Xanadu.


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