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Kathleen "Kay" Simms


Kathleen "Kay" Simms



Kathleen "Kay"  Simms, 87 years of age, of Amherst, formerly of Maccan, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at the Northumberland Hall, Amherst. Born in Sackville, NB, she was a daughter of the late Hermon & Fanny (Hicks) Demont.

Kay started work at Hoeg's Grocery store, then spent 10 years at the Sifto Salt Mines Factory.  After getting married to Malcolm Simms, her husband for 43 years, she moved to Hubbard's, where she worked for 23 years at the CFS Millcove.  Following retirement she and her husband retired to the Maccan area. She loved music and loved animals.  Kay enjoyed having company over for a chat.

She is survived by her sister Isabel Dwyer of Amherst, Isabel's children, Raymond (Bonnie), Steven ( Mary Lou) , Barry (Gloria), Albert (Karen) , Vicky, Eileen (Paul), Lisa (Randy); many great nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Malcolm in 2010.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). No visitation by request. A graveside service will be held in the Amherst Cemetery on June 20, 2018 at 1 p.m.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the L.A. Animal Shelter.

Condolences and sharing of memories may be sent to the family by visiting Kay's online memorial at or through the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.



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Burial Date
June 20, 2018
Burial Time
1 p.m.
Burial Location
Amherst Cemetery, Amherst, NS

Requested Charity
L.A. Animal Shelter