Betty C. Simoneau

Manchester – Betty C. Simoneau, 90, died May 24, 2014 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack.

She was born on November 22, 1923 in Akron, OH the daughter of Russell and Margaret (Keller) Girt and grew up in Canton, OH.

She worked at Kollsman for many years. Later she worked for 7 years at the Amherst Wal-Mart where she was affectionately known as the “Wal-Mart Hat Lady.”

She was a Red Sox and Patriots fan and enjoyed spending time with her family. Betty also was an avid reader.

Family members include her 3 sons, Keith Allen of Derry, Scott Allen of Concord and Mark Allen of Londonderry, 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband J. Paul Simoneau and her daughter, Susan Hodgen.

There are no calling hours. A memorial service is being planned for a future date. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Wilton. Donations in Betty’s memory can be made to Home Health and Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. The Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is in charge of arrangements. For more information please go to