Anita Fae Simon

Published 5:20 pm Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Anita Fae Simon, 95, died Sunday, April 5, 2020 at home surrounded by family.

A native and lifelong resident of Port Arthur, she was born July 12, 1924, to Taylor Arendale and Clara Smith Arendale.

Anita (Nanny) was a wonderful loving wife and mother who loved to cook for family and friends.

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She fed what she called Hobo’s that were in transit on the trains near her house as well.

She spent her life as the caregiver of all who needed her.

Survivors include two sons, Durwyn Simon and wife Tanya, Donald Simon and wife Collette, two daughters, Janis Hart, Prissy Bergeron and husband Jeffery, brother, Delbert Terrier and wife Charlotte.

She left a great legacy which includes 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Anita lost the love of her life of 56 years, Preston W. Simon in 1998.

She is preceded in death by her brother Delbert Arendale, two sisters Janet Condron, Bobbie Sue Tweedel and her son in law, Thomas Hart.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Heart to Heart Hospice and the two wonderful caregivers Vanessa Solomon and Margaret Lofton.

We will have a celebration of life for family and friends at a later date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers we ask that you send donations to the charity of your choice.