Lourdes P. Simas, 82, passed away at Evergreen Healthcare in Petaluma on Sept. 9, 2006. She was born in the Azores Islands on Feb. 6, 1924 to Joao and Maria Nunes.
She came to California in 1966 and lived in various towns in Sonoma County. At one time, she and her husband were residents of Napa. For the past 15 years, she had been living with her son in Penngrove. She had been a homemaker most of her life.
She is survived by her three sons, Leonard P. Simas of Penngrove, Gilbert Simas of Mission Viejo and Manuel Simas of Hillmar; her four daughters, Noel Simas of Penngrove, Mary Borges of Petaluma, Liduina Silva of Concord and Lisa Simas of Sebastopol. She has two sisters in California, Amalia Viera of Union City and Cecilia Nunes of Manteca. She has four sisters in the Azores, Julia, Filomena, Rosa and Adelina. She has eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The family services will be held Wednesday in Napa under the direction of the Claffey and Rota Funeral Home.