Simone Fortier (formerly of Sanford, Maine) passed away at her residence in Largo, Florida surrounded by her loving family. She was 101 years old. Simone was the 13th child, of 17, born to Joseph and Appoline Dumont in Trois-Pistols, Canada. She was the last living member of this large and loving family.
Simone started working at a very young age in the Sanford Mills alongside many of her brothers and sisters. She and her husband Henry moved to Hartford Connecticut where they worked and raised their son, Dan. Simone retired from the Aetna Insurance after many years of service.
Simone is predeceased by her husband of 58 years Henry Fortier. She is survived by her loving son Dan Fortier and his wife Ann of Fairhope, Alabama. She will forever be remembered as a beloved Meme to her grandchildren, Terri and Brian Morrison, Danny Fortier, Cindy and John Hendrickson and Sharie and Chris Bean. She is survived by 6 great-grandchildren and 3 great- great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Simone was very proud of her beautiful family and will be missed by many.
She will be laid to rest in Sanford, Maine. A private memorial will be held at a later date.
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