Cynthia F. (Swett) Simone, age 69, of Hamden, passed away on August 10, 2019 in Hartford Hospital after a brief illness. Cynthia was born in Albany, NY on June 28, 1950, a daughter of the late Alfred Swett and Rita (Hood) Swett-Murphy. Cynthia was the wife of Anthony A. Simone, Sr.; mother of Lenny Athan of Hamden, Damian Athan and his wife Kim of Wallingford, Lorin Simone of Hamden, Jeffrey Simone of New Haven, and Anthony Simone, Jr. and his wife Kim of Orange; grandmother of Ashlee and Landon Athan, Dane, Alexandra and Cade Simone; sister of Linda Goodrow and her husband Craig of Southbury, Alicia Laudano of Hamden, Bruce Swett of New Haven and Carl Swett of Florida and the late Sandra Bates, Marsha Geauvane, Pamela Abbott, and Jeffrey Swett. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. A resident of Hamden most of her life; Cynthia was employed for over 30 years at the Bradlees Department Store, and for a number of years, A-1 Toyota. She also worked at Hamden Health and Rehabilitation Center. She always had a love for all animals. Friends may visit with Cynthia's family on Thursday, August 15th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden. A Prayer Service for will be held for her during this time, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be private. Contributions in Cynthia's memory may be made to

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  1. Dear Tony and family, Jim Michael and I are very sad to here about the passing of Cindy. She was such a kind gentle person and it was always a pleasure when we got to see her. It was always nice seeing her at the west haven hockey games with Tony , seeing their grandson and my son playing hockey together. She was also so nice to our daughter at the games. She will be missed by so many people. RIP Cindy

  2. I will never forget Cindy’s spirit of love, warmth and generosity. Thanks for the summer roses from your garden, and my Easter Peeps. Sleep in Peace my friend.
    Family: My prayers are with you all. May her spirit always touch your lives and guide you.

  3. My condolences of the loss of your mom/sister!! Cindy worked with my mom back in the days of bradlees, she was also my babysitter, lenny I’m sure you remember the story, she loved to remind me everytime I saw here. I will always have fond memories of her.

  4. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
    Michelle B. (Hamden Health Care)

  5. I will never forget you Cindy especially in our Bowling Days. My Heart goes out to Alicia, Lenny, Damien, Carissa and Cindy’s grandchildren. You were such a caring person and always put others before yourself, I know you will watch over your loved ones and know that you will be missed by all.
    Love you girlfriend and we will be looking for that butterfly in the sky..

  6. Linda & Alicia ,
    I am so sorry to hear about Cindy’s passing. She was such a nice person. You are both in my thoughts & prayers.
    Eileen Loewenbaum

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