Posted Nov. 10, 2008, at 8:12 p.m.
Last modified March 20, 2011, at 3:26 a.m.

WESTMANLAND – Evelyn L. Simmons, 83, died Nov. 10, 2008, at her residence. She was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Brunswick, daughter of the late Oliver and Viola (Chapman) Groves. Mrs. Simmons was employed by Sylvania Lighting Co., Waldoboro, for many years. She married Alton Simmons Sr., Aug. 24, 1945. Surviving, in addition to her husband of more than 63 years, Alton of Westmanland; are four sons and two daughters-in-law, Richard and Betty Simmons of Westmanland, Alton and Linda Simmons Jr. of Bremen, Ken Simmons of Coventry, Conn., and Robert Simmons of Holden; one sister, Dorothy Pushard of Warren; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Private family services and interment will take place at a later date in Tenants Harbor. Arrangements by Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com.