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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Alma Patricia (Simons) Pequignot (May 19, 2015)

Alma Patricia (Simons) Pequignot age 88, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 3:45 P.M. on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Alma was born March 17, 1927 in Frenchtown, Ohio to the late Lawrence E. & Estella (Baltes) Simons.

In addition to her parents, Alma was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanie and son-in-law, Jeff Hawley; brothers, Noah, John and Lawrence Simons; brothers-in-law, William Dues, Alfred Tobe, Joseph Dues, Lois Aselage, Jerry Brandts, Frederick “Barney” Imwalle and Dick Pequignot; and sister-in-law, Gretchen Pequignot.

Alma was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville and the Rosary Alter Society. Alma was a graduate of Versailles High School Class of 1945. She was a homemaker for many years and later retired from Fram Corporation in Greenville. She loved spending time with her family and friends, playing cards, and gardening. Great memories also include going on vacations with family and friends.

Alma is survived by her husband, John Pequignot whom she married December 29, 1951; children, Becky and Bob Empie, Johnny and Dawn Pequignot, Jack and Laura Pequignot, Jeff and Barb Pequignot, Rachel and Kevin Jones, Rhonda and Aaron Dorsten and Kay Pequignot-Davis; grandchildren, Kristyn and husband, Russell Shumway, Rob Empie, Bob and wife, Laura, Dan, Tiffany Hawley, Jenny, Mallory, Joe, John Pequignot, Emily and husband, Todd Clinehens, Jake, Amy Pequignot, Molly, Stephanie, Jason, Aaron Jones, Sam, Gabe, Jessica Dorsten, and Taylor, Alexa Davis; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Dues, Genevieve Tobe, Lu Dues, Ruth Aselage, Verdice Brandts and Phyllis Imwalle; sisters-in-law, Catherine Simons, Evelyn Simons, Shirley Simons, Margie Sink and Betsy Hilderbrand; brothers-in-law, Bob Pequignot and Bob Sink; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 233 West Third Street Greenville with Rev. Fr. John White celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Greenville. The family will receive friends on Friday, May 22, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.