J. Mark Simonds

LEETONIA — J. Mark Simonds, age 58, of Leetonia, died on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Salem Regional Medical Center, Salem.

He was born on September 12, 1962, in Leetonia son of the late John and Teresa Orincsak Simonds.

John was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He spent his whole life working with the family at Rainbow Lakes Campgrounds. John enjoyed being outdoors, flying model airplanes and working on motorcycles. He loved spending time with family and was a loving grandfather.

John is survived by three daughters, Shelly (Mark) VonVital of Bellevue, Pa., Sarah (Michael Heckert) Simonds of Leetonia and Shauna Simonds of Warren; a sister, Susan (Justin) Fader of Leetonia; eight grandchildren, Charles Frederick Jennings and Catherine Elizabeth Jennings, Tayven John Heckert, Daniel Charles Simonds, Hunter Mark Atlie Simonds, Bradley Christopher Simonds, Vincent Dominic Simonds and Madeline Divetta Simonds.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sherry Teresa Jennings.

A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Leetonia, with Reverend Robert Edwards officiating.

Burial will take place at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Leetonia.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia.

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