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Virginia M. Simmons, 88, of Rotterdam passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, December 13th, 2014.

Born in Schenectady, Virginia was the daughter of the late Bert and Flora (Rockefeller) Bishop.

Virginia was a caring wife, mother and grandmother. A wonderful homemaker, she loved to cook for her family on Thanksgiving and Christmas. She worked as a cashier at Loblaws Grocer for many years. Virginia also enjoyed traveling with her beloved husband.

Predeceased by her husband and true love, Walter W. Simmons, whom she is now reunited with, Virginia is also predeceased by brothers William Bishop, Lorenzo Bishop and Stanley Bishop and sisters, Eva Young and Louise Hackebiel.

Virginia leaves behind her children, Kathleen S. Cromme-Baron (Ron) of Schenectady, Robert W. Simmons of Princetown, Glenn K. Simmons of Schenectady and Brian L. Simmons (Penny) of Rotterdam. She is also survived by her sister Bertha Francisco of Schenectady as well as 8 grandchildren, Jaymy Norris (David), Kevyn Simmons, Joseph Simmons, William Simmons, Milton J. Cromme, III, Shay France, Justin Simmons and Sean Simmons, 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 19 at 11am at Bond Funeral Home, 1614 Guilderland Ave., Schenectady. A visitation will take place on Thursday evening from 6-8pm at the funeral home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment will be in Memory's Gardens, Colonie.

The family would like to thank Dr. Kevin Costello for the compassionate care that he provided to Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Virginia's name can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4 Pine West Plaza #405, Albany, NY 12205.