John Peter Simoneau III, 62


Marlborough – John Peter Simoneau III, 62, of Marlborough, died Monday, June 4, 2012 at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, after an illness of many months. Born in Milford, he was the son of the late John P. Simoneau Jr. and Martha E. (Clark) Simoneau.

He was employed as a machinist and problem solver for Gnubio Corp., Cambridge, at the time of his death.

He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1969 and after completion of his tour of duty he joined the Army National Guard, serving until his discharge in 1998.

He was a life member of the AMVETS Post 1980 and the Italian-American War Veterans, Post 45, and was a motorcycle fanatic and a Civil War buff. He used his military training as a radio operator and mechanic in civilian life by assisting with communications at the Pan Mass Challenge for many years, as well as working with FEMA in Framingham.

He is survived by his brother, Paul Simoneau and his wife, Avis, of Marlborough; his sister, Elise Smith and her husband, Fred, of Hudson; and six nieces, two great-nephews, and five great-nieces.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, June 8, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Burial will be private.

Donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.