Christopher Simmons

Obituary of Christopher J. Simmons

Christopher James Simmons, 38, of Bellona, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 26, 2023. Chris was born at 1635 Toomey Rd. in Bellona on July 19, 1985 the son of Farrell and Shelly Simmons and attended Penn Yan Academy.

Chris worked as a mechanic. He loved riding and working on his motorcycle. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and hiking and spending time with friends and family. Christopher was our son and deeply cherished, through thick and thin. He loved people, life and a good time. Those who knew him, will never forget him. He lives on.

He is survived by his parents; sisters, Casey Simmons and Abigail Simmons; grandparents, Paul and Shirley Roe of Bellona, NY; and by several aunts, uncles, cousins; a niece, Claire Brunner and two nephews, Carson Brunner and Liam O'Konski.

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A private service will be held by his family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Townsend-Wood & Zinger Funeral Home, Penn Yan, NY. To leave the family a message of condolence, or to light a "Candle of Remembrance", please visit

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