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Thomas Simonton

Thomas Walter "Mr. S" Simonton

Sunday, February 15th, 1942 - Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Obituary

To make a long story short...... Thomas Walter Simonton, 77, of Brick NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 4 2019, at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. ‘Mr. S’ was a high school history teacher, guidance counselor and principal of the adult high school at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne for 42 years before retiring in 2006. He was a graduate of Bowling Green University in Bowling Green, OH and received his master’s degree from William Paterson University in Wayne. He majored in political science and history. Tom’s passions were skiing, boating and everything nautical. He was extremely proud of all of his vessels over the years which included: Bamba II, Honey Girl, Escapade, Duchess and Gypsy.
Born and raised in Paterson, he lived in Totowa, and Wayne before moving to the Cherry Quay section of Brick.
Tom was predeceased by his parents, Neilius and Josephine Simonton. Surviving Tom are his wife of 24 years, Jacquelyn Ann Huff; daughter, Traci Haight and her husband, Kevin of Poughkeepsie, NY; step-daughter, Audra Vellucci and her husband, Chris of Travelers Rest, SC; step-son, Jerry Laurita and his wife, Elisa of Gilbert, AZ; grandchildren, Delaney, Dominic and Jesse; cousins, Melissa Dugan and her husband, Ray of Oak Ridge and Diane Hassa and her husband, Vinnie of Lake Hopatcong as well as their families; and his former wife, Lynn Topp of Totowa.
Visitation will be on Saturday Dec. 7 from 1-4pm at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick. A prayer service will be conducted at 3:30pm in the funeral home. A private entombment service will be on Monday at Laurel Grove Cemetery, 295 Totowa Road, Totowa. Donations may be made in Tom’s name to the American Cancer Society.
The legends of Captain Tom will live on!
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    Address
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ 08724
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 3:30pm
    When
    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 3:30pm
    Location
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    Address
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ 08724
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor David Cotton (Chaplain)
  • Interment

    Location
    Laurel Grove Cemetery
    Address
    295 Totowa Road
    TOTOWA, NJ
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Donations

Donations are being accepted for: American Cancer Society - Jersey Shore Region.

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Kathleen Hendriksen

Posted at 05:11pm
Jackie- we will miss Tom’s smile,
his sense of humor & of course
the many ‘stories🥂
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Posted at 01:38pm
Thinking of you at this difficult time. We're so sorry for your loss.
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Chuck and Tom

Posted at 08:16am
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Jennifer Addeo

Posted at 11:56pm
I'm so sorry I couldn't be there in person. I have such fond memories of your dad at the marina and out on the water. Love, Jen and Mike Addeo
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Pete & Liz Napoli...and Herbie, too...

Posted at 08:12pm
38 years of great memories....May your memories comfort the entire family and all of his friends at this very sad and difficult time.
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