Frances Simmons

Frances Simmons picRICHMOND - Frances (Bunker) Simmons, 88, of Richmond died on November 18, 2016 at Country Manor Nursing Home in Coopers Mills.


She was born August 24, 1928 in Chester, Maine, the daughter of Rufus and Dora (Hodgkins) Bunker

Frances was happiest when spending time with her family.  She was quite a character and loved to laugh!  She was a hospitable woman and took in lots of family members when times were hard.  She will be missed by all for her smile, her laugh and her boundless love. 

She is predeceased by her husband, Ellis Simmons of Bath, her daughter, Hilda Simmons of Colebrook, CT, and ten brothers and sisters. 

She is survived by daughter, Janet Browning and Husband Mark of Sierra Vista, AZ; daughter, Doreen Landry and husband Albert of Richmond, ME; son, Collis Simmons of Pittston, ME; two brothers, Hilburn Bunker and wife Lenora of Coopers Mills, ME, and Eldon Bunker and wife Donna of Rackerby, CA; two sisters, Christine Hyson of Damariscotta Mills, ME, and Ruth Creamer of Bath, ME; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews

A Celebration of Life will be held on December 17th at 11 a.m. at the Richmond Fire Department.

Please send donations in her honor to Amedisys Hospice, 45 Commerce Drive Suite 12, Augusta, ME 04330.