The Cape Breton Highlanders
Jacob Simms

Jacob Simms

 

Simms Jacob - 88

We regret to announce the passrng of Jacob Simms, 88, on Mon-day, Feb. 16, 2004, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex, after lengthy illness.

Born in Pass Island, Nfld., in 1915, he was the son of the late
Jacob and Alice (Piercy) Simms.

Jacob was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Cape Breton Highlanders. He was employed with Devco Railway before his -retirement in 1970.

Jacob is survived by four ,children, Jakealine (Sandy) Meikle, Frances (Brian) Knight, !Barbara (Walter) Dominie, Allister (Cathy) Moore; brother, John Simms. Also surviving are grandchildren, Paul Brian Knight, Christopher Todd Knight, Jean Anne Green, Sheila Meikle, Darlene Hicks and Stephen Moore; great-grandchildren, Alexandra Kathleen Marie Knight, Jenna Green, Christian and Nicholas Hicks. Jacob will also be sadly missed by nieces and nephews, Alexander `Sandy' Simms, Pamela Strub, Bert Simms, Mary Brown; sister-in-law, Jessie Coish.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Nora (Heron) Simms and his second wife, Emma (Nichols) Simms.