Glen E. Simmons, 73, of DePeyster

Glen E. Simmons, 73, of DePeyster

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Glen E. Simmons, 73, of DePeyster, died on June 2, 2018, at Canton Potsdam Hospital, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, entrusted with arrangements.

There will be calling hours on Thursday, June 7, 2018, 3 – 6 PM at the funeral home.  

Glen is survived by his life partner Diane Bieta, a son, Craig and his wife Mandy Simmons of Winthrop, a brother, Earl and his wife Helen Simmons of Macomb, sisters, Bonnie Turnbull of Depeyster, Marsha and her husband Mike Streeter of Canton, grandchildren, Levi and Connor Simmons, Lauren Sharpe and her life partner Payton Montroy, Jolee Johnson, great grandson, Jedidiah Montroy, several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his daughter Cathy Sharpe, a grandson Garrett Scott Sharpe and his brother Paul Simmons. 

Glen was born on November 20, 1944, in Ogdensburg, New York, the son of the late Leon “Joe” and Rita Beamish Simmons.  He graduated from Heuvelton Central School, he was in the Army from 1965-1967 and earned the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and Vietnam Campaign Medal.

He married Judith Lunderman, they were blessed with two children, divorced, but remained friends.  

Glen was a self-employed carpenter, he loved NASCAR, old cars, woodworking, and wood crafts.  He was a member of the Elks and American Legion in Gouverneur.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans or the American Cancer Society.  Online condolences can be made at

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