JOHN ROLAND SIMMEL, JR.
On November 11, 2017, John Roland Simmel Jr, 89, of Olney, MD died peacefully with family
members by his side.
Beloved husband of the late Mary Rose Simmel. Devoted father of Georgiana S. Tyler and her
husband Ralph, James T. Simmel, Marilyn S. Averi, Donald J. Simmel and his wife Danette,
William A. Simmel and his wife Victoria, and the late John R. Simmel III. Dear brother of
Naoma McCarthy, and the late Rosemary, Vincent, and Helen. Loving Grandfather of Crystal
Summers and her husband Logan, Daniel Simmel, Michael Simmel, Madeline Simmel,
Natalie Averi, and Blake Simmel. Great-Grandfather of Harper Rose Summers.
On Monday, November 20, 2017, the family will receive friends at 10 a.m., at Saint Peter's
Catholic Church, 2900 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD 20832, where a Mass of Christian
Burial will begin at 11 a.m.
Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations may be made to Gilchrist Hospice, 555
Towsontown Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21204 in memory of John Roland Simmel, Jr.