Long a fixture with her husband, Myron (Myke) Simon, at NESACS functions, Rose Simon passed away at the age of 94 years 11 months on May 2, 2019.
Rose is survived by her husband of 68 years Myke, her children, Laurel Bobrowich (John), Amy Berg (the late Eric Berg), and Ethan Simon (Marcy), six grandchildren and her sister Dolores Blumstein.
Rose graduated from Simmons College in 1945 with a degree in biology. She worked at Merck and then at Boston University Medical Center.
She was involved in many pursuits including advocating for environmental and political issues with the League of Women Voters. She taught ESL, participated in the Newton Reading Club and worked as a realtor.
In memory of Rose, donations can be made to Simmons College, the Newton Library Fund, or to the Lasell Village Benevolent Fund.