Marlene Y. Simmons age 55 of Canton, Ohio passed away Friday afternoon at the home following an extended illness. Born in Canton on August 24, 1949 she was a former employee for Mercy Medical Center in Canton and Lawnwood Medical Center in Ft. Pierce, FL. She was a 1967 graduate of Canton Lincoln High School and was preceded in death by her father, David L. Booth and her husband, Gilbert Bryce Simmons Jr.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Erich Gatejen and grandson Scott Gatejen all of California. Her mother, Anna Powers and her brother, David W. Booth both of Canton, OH. Marlene had numerous friends in the Canton area as well as in Ft. Pierce, Fl.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home prior to services on Tuesday from 9:30-11 a.m.