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Freeman Funeral Home
Saturday February 20th, 2021
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Charles A. Simo

Charles A. “Chuck” Simo, age 63, of Sheffield Lake, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021 at his residence while under the care of Hospice of the Western Reserve following a lengthy illness.

Born on Sunday, March 24, 1957 in Lorain to the late Charles E. and Betty J. (nee Martincin) Simo, Chuck grew up in Sheffield Village.  He then lived in Lorain for several years before moving to Sheffield Lake in 1990.
For 31 years, Chuck worked as a mobile equipment mechanic/millwright at Ferrous Metal Processing in Brooklyn, Ohio. 

Chuck was a simple, down to earth man who loved his family and felt very strongly about family values.  For Chuck, his family always came first.  He cherished family camping trips to Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania and 4-wheeling with his son on “man trips” to Pennsylvania.  He also loved taking impromptu road trips with his wife, Debora.  Chuck had a passion for tinkering and fixing things. Going on sailing trips with his brothers was another adventure that Chuck loved to do.

Surviving is his wife of 44 years, Debora (nee Pringle); children, Jennifer (David) Simo-Guma of Lorain, Tina (Jonathan) Lanzer and Charles R. Simo (Alexis Polly) both of Sheffield Lake; 6 grandchildren; brothers, David (Marci) of Sheffield Lake, Donald (Karen) of Vermilion and Michael (Lisa) of Sheffield Village.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. unit the time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  Rev. John Retar, pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Lorain will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

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I cannot believe that next month on February 11, 2022 will be one year you were called home we still miss you so much and love you so much life is not the same without you here on earth I know you're still with us but not the way that we want it but you're not in pain you're in God's loving arms and I love you so much and I miss you so much but my time is not time to come and be with you yet not for a long time I hope you will never be forgotten always be missed and you'll always be loved I love you with all my heart forever and forever ❤️🤍💔🤟🤟

Your loving wife Jan 19 2022 4:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Simo

Debora Simo Jan 19 2022 3:59 PM

Debbie and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers are with you--Chuck was a great guy and I know will be missed by many.

Pam Black (Rowe) Oct 22 2021 8:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Simo

Jamie Johnson Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Simo

Tina Lanzer Feb 22 2021 12:00 AM

I am sending all of my love and prayers to you guys.
My heart is hurting for you.
I will always remember coming into your lives, following Jen home from school one day, and then it began. I practically lived at your house growing up and Mom & Dad took me in as their own.
I was their Adopted Daughter.
One thing that will always stand out in my mind, is what a hard worker dad was, he loved wholeheartedly, and was a great provider for his family. I always thought growing up, this is the perfect family!
I will never forget, dad getting up early mornings for work, and us kids, laying on the living room floor, sleeping and sprawled out all over, and he never once complained.
The camping trip to PA, was my first camping experience.
Dad had a smile that would light up the room,
Always smiling.
Please find peace knowing that he will be smiling in Heaven, and will be watching over you all!
Im so sorry that I can not be there physically today, but I am here in spirit.
I love you all
Prayers and love

Candice Feb 20 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Simo

Candice Feb 20 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Simo

Debora Simo Feb 20 2021 12:00 AM

All my love to the entire family and everyone who will miss this amazing person....Chuck.

Brenda Mitchell Feb 17 2021 12:00 AM

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