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Evette Ann (Boutanos) Simonson

Born: Mon., Feb. 27, 1961
Died: Thu., Sep. 19, 2019


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 27, 2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Sat., Sep. 28, 2019
Location: Ruffenach Funeral Home , Drexel Hill

Funeral Mass

10:30 AM Sat., Sep. 28, 2019
Location: St. Dorothy Church

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Evette Ann Simonson

February 27th 1961 – September 19th 2019



Evette Ann Simonson (nee Boutanos) of Havertown, PA passed away unexpectedly at the age of 58 on Thursday September 19, 2019.  She is survived by her husband Robert Simonson, their five sons; Daniel, Nicholas, Dylan, Adam, and Benjamin, her father Elias (Leo) Boutanos, her sister Mary Somers and her husband Russell Somers, her brother Leo Boutanos and his wife Lynn, several nieces and nephews, and a large family of loving cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Evette was born February 27, 1961 to Victoria and Elias Boutanos of Kingston, PA. She graduated Wyoming Valley West High School, earned her BSN at Pennsylvania State University, and her MSN at Villanova University. She was a career nurse and devoted mother. She was active in many Haverford School District and community groups, supporting music, sports, and other activities.

A viewing will be held Friday September 27, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Ruffenach Funeral Home 4900 Township Line Road Drexel Hill, PA 19026 with visitation the following morning for one hour at 9:00 AM.  A funeral mass will be held at St. Dorothy Parish Church at 10:30 AM with interment following at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield.

In lieu of flowers and recognizing Evette’s love of her undergraduate alma mater and her parents, the family request donations in Evette’s memory to the Penn State Dance Marathon benefitting the Four Diamonds Fund for pediatric cancer (thon.org) or Alzheimer’s Association (act.alz.org).





















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Deb Higgins
   Posted Wed September 25, 2019
Bob and family, I am so very sorry for you loss.

Michel Aboutanos
   Posted Wed September 25, 2019

Funeral Basket-All White was sent by Michel Aboutanos.

May Our Lord Hold You Forever in His Loving Hands. We will miss you Evette! (miss your laugh the most) With so much love! your cousin Micho, Sharline, Coco and Miko

Michael Collins
   Posted Thu September 26, 2019
Best wishes to you all. My sincere condolences for your loss.

Wanda and Steve Glock
   Posted Thu September 26, 2019
Our loving thoughts are with Bob and 'the boys' and also Leo, Mary and Russell through terribly difficult time. Evette was such a bright and special person.

Michael Khalife
   Posted Fri September 27, 2019
Uncle Leo, Mary Theresa, Leo, Bob & Families,
We are saddened to hear of Evette's passing.
You are all in our prayers at this tome of sorrow.

Michael Khalife & Family

Georgine & Jerry Pascale
   Posted Fri September 27, 2019
We are so sorry to learn of Evette's passing. She was lovely and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your boys.
Sincerely, Georgine & Jerry Pascale. ( Christee's parents)

Carolyn Mogavero
   Posted Fri September 27, 2019
Dear Bob & Boys,
We were all so very saddened to hear of Evette's sudden passing. She was an amazing woman & devoted Mom & wife among so many things. I enjoyed our years of doing xc pasta parties & other school events together. Our very deepest sympathy to all of you, and to her extended family and friends. She was a very special person who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
The Mogavero Family XOXO

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