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Gilbert E. Simmerman
  • November 26, 1939 - August 20, 2018
  • Cape May Court House, New Jersey
  • The family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Ranch Hope
    PO Box 325
    Alloway, NJ 08001

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“So sorry to hear about the passing of Gil. Sending thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Greg Cheryl Bulifant - NJ

“So sorry for your lossGil was one of a kind and will be dearly missed by manyGod bless you all ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Joanne Fink - Lanoka harbor, NJ

“I worked with Gil at Bell Telephone in Wildwood for two summers. I highly respected him and enjoyed our conversations at the Alumni dinners. Will...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Rick Rixey - Cape May Court House, NJ

“rip gilbert i was in middle township band and bandfront with your daughter i graduated in 1978 ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Helen fredricks staniec - villas, NJ

“Carolyn, Kim and Buddy, Paul and I would like to extend our condolences on the loss of Gil. Paul has known your family forever, as evidenced by the...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Paul and Donna Hand - NJ - Friend

“Dear Carolyn & Family,We are so sorry......Was shocked to hear. Please know our prayers are with you and that Gil will always be remembered with much...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Luretta Undercuffler Undercuffler - NJ

“Dear Carolyn and Children,So very sorry to hear of Gil's passing. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you. Lorraine and Dean ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Lorraine Wiltshire - Moorestown, NJ

“I was fortunate to have made the acquaintance and to have worked with Carolyn Simmerman at Lower Cape May Regional High School. She often spoke of...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Janice Gallagher - Ocean view, NJ

“Gil was a great friend and great man always had time to talk and say hello. Often remember seeing him at football and basketball games . Fly high my...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Barry Wilke - Wildwood, NJ

“Dear Carolyn, Kim & Rewi, Buddy, and families, I am sending sincere sympathies in the loss of such a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. I...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Eufrasio - NJ


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SIMMERMAN, GILBERT E., 78, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018. Born in Wildwood to the late Gilbert F. and Anna P. Fowler Simmerman, he was raised in Dennisville before moving to Cape May Court House. He retired from Bell Telephone.

Gil attended Dennis Township Elementary School before graduating in the Class of 1958 from Middle Township High School. While in high school, he played on the football team that won the South Jersey Group I Championship twice. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cape May Court House and the Middle Township Fire Department for 17 years, serving as Assistant Chief for some of those years. He was also an active member of the MTHS Alumni Association and of the South Seaville Camp Meeting. He was a strong supporter of the Ranch Hope for Boys.

Gil is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn A. Wills Simmerman; his daughter, Kimberly Thompson (Rewi); his son, Gilbert R. "Buddy" Simmerman (Nancy); his sister, Peggyann Champion (Paul); his brothers, Robert Simmerman (Sandy) and Herbert Simmerman; his five grandchildren, Kelli Quinn (JP), Tamra Thompson, Jason Thompson, Camryn Simmerman, and McKenna Simmerman; his two great grandchildren, Selah Quinn and Cormac Quinn; and his aunt, nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister in law, Nancy Simmerman.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1 Church Street, Cape May Court House, where viewing will begin at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Cape May Court House. Memorial donations may be made to Ranch Hope, Inc., PO Box 325, Alloway, NJ 08001.