Kelley A. (Donahue) Simon


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Lawrence, Massachusetts - Kelley A. (Donahue) Simon, 54, of Lawrence, formerly of Windham, N.H., passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at the Holy Family Hospital.

She was born in Methuen on October 15, 1963, daughter of the late Paul Donahue. Kelley is survived by her mother and step-father Theresa and John Mikol. She was educated in the Methuen Schools and was a graduate of Methuen High School.

Her contagious smile radiated as she worked as a waitress for various restaurants in the Merrimack Valley area. Kelley will be remembered for her great sense of humor and for always being there to help support her family and friends in a moment's time. Her main love was her children, she was an avid gardener, had a great passion for animals, and loved sunsets at the beach with her significant other John.

Kelley is at peace now with her son Stevie, who passed in January of 2017.

Her family members include her beloved daughter and
best friend Stephanie L. "Sis" Simon of Windham, N.H.; her significant other John F. Perry of Lawrence, Mass.; her siblings, Michele Fontaine and her husband Andre of Hudson, N.H.,
Daniel and his wife Francine Donahue of Methuen, Mass.,
Paul Donahue and his partner Byron Hilado of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and her dear friend Pam Vachon of Methuen, Mass.; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, MA. Her funeral service will take place immediately follow the wake at 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be private. For online condolences and other information please visit us at

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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