Barbara Simons

Barbara C. Simons

1949 - 2020

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Mrs. Barbara C. Simons of Oxford, NJ and formerly of Port Jervis, NY died Monday, October 5, 2020 at home.  She was 71.


She was born June 15, 1949 in Port Jervis, NY the daughter of the late Abraham "Butch" Melnick and the late Dorothy "Dora" Sachat Melnick.


Barbara married Gerald Simons 38 years ago on August 1, 1982 in Montague, NJ.


She was a member of the Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey in Washington, NJ


Surviving are:

Husband, Gerald Simons at home.

Son; Bryant Simons and his wife Jesse Gordon of Ewing, NJ.

Brother; Stephen Melnick and his wife Trucilla Sabatino of Bethlehem, PA.

Brother-in-law; David Simons of Palatka, FL.

Sister-in-law; Catherine Simons of Bedford, PA.

Granddaughter, Natalie Simons

Also several nieces and nephews

She was predeceased by an infant daughter and she was predeceased by her sister-in-law: Arlene Simons.


A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, October 9th 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Beth El Cemetery, 197 N. Orange St., Port Jervis, NY 12771


Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey, PO Box 2, Washington, NJ 07882 or in her name to the American Diabetes Association at


Arrangements by GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit


Graveside funeral service

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Friday, October 9, 2020
Beth El Cemetery
197 North Orange Street
Port Jervis, New York, United States