Shrewsbury – Madeline “Penny” (Laberge) Simon, 78, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 in UMass Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by her family, and loved ones.
She is survived by her husband, Gabriel “Gabe” Simon of Shrewsbury; a daughter, Kimberly Panarelli and her husband Frank of Shrewsbury; two sons, Michael Simon of Shrewsbury, with whom she lived, and Richard Simon and his wife Nancy of Worcester; three grandchildren, Nicholas, Shawn, and Rick Simon; and four adoring great-grandchildren, Lillyana, Makayla, Sabrina and Leanne.
Born in Worcester; she was the daughter of the late Nobel and Evale (Couture) Laberge. She was educated in Worcester schools.
Mrs. Simon loved tennis and was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox. She loved to shop and dine out. Above all, she loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren.
Special thanks to the caring staff of the CCU at UMass Memorial Medical Center for their loving and attentive care.
Funeral services and burial plans are private. The Britton Shrewsbury Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, make donations in memory of Mrs. Simon to the charity of one's choice.