Meriden- Rene J. Simoneau, 50, beloved husband of Rosemary Rivera passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at home surrounded by his family. He was born August 28, 1963 in Meriden a son of the late late Rene J. and Doris (Wyman) Simoneau Sr. Rene was a devoted husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. He donated his time to many charities, most commonly playing Santa Claus for those less fortunate and collecting and distributing toys for Toys for Tots. He owned his own landscaping business, was the Manager of the South Meriden Car Wash, was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church, had a love for country music and his Steelers Football. In addition to his wife Rosemary, he is survived by three sons; Jay Agli, Ryan and Dylan Simoneau all of Meriden, his brother Richard Simoneau and wife Andrea, seven sisters, Rachel, Irene, Paula, AnnMarie and Priscilla Simoneau and Nancy Dontigney and Karen Lodola, two special nephews, and niece, Timothy Dontigney, Justin Simoneau and Ashley Simoneau as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Robert Simoneau. A funeral will be held on Monday, January 20, 2014 at 9:30am at Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at St. Joseph Church, West Main St., Meriden, Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, January 19 from 4-8pm.

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  1. Chelsey my heart goes out to you and your family. May he not suffer any more and feel no more lain. He is with you always. My heart and prayers to u.

  2. Dear Family of Jr. May you find peace & comfort sharing special memories-Jr. was truly a great guy we had many laughs & talks through the years. He will truly be missed but not forgotten…Sending Love & Prayers to the Family. Harry & Joan Bolden

  3. Jr. will be missed by all who knew him.. He was a good friend and caring person.. May you accept my families condolences I can remember always seeing him with a smile on his face and always like to joke around. Jr may you fly with your wings in Heaven.

  4. Jr. will be missed by all who knew him.. He was a good friend and caring person.I can remember always seeing him with a smile on his face and always like to joke around. My sincere condolences to you and his beautiful family.From Josie a friend.

  5. Nancy, TJ and family. I’m so sorry to hear about Junior’s passing. May you all find peace and comfort in all the memories you share. My bother Tim tells me he was a great guy, with a real sense of humor. My sincere condolences to you and his beautiful fa

  6. Rachel, Priscilla and Family. So sorry to hear about Jr. It’s been a while (for me anyway), but he is remembered fondly from .back in the day.. My Condolences.

  7. Richard and Andrea, I am so sorry to read about your brothers passing. did not know him but it looks like he was loved by many and was a kind and loving man to all, a very giving person. Heaven now has another beautiful angel who will make all smile and

  8. Rose and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Jr..it seems like yesterday that we were kids! My heartfelt condolences goes out to you, his children, brothers and sisters and all that loved him!! He will be missed by us all!!

  9. To my Brother Junior Our friendship like ours was hard to make. It involves alot of give and take. No matter the problems big or small. True friends come through them all. A helping hand, that loving smile we need so much a joke or two to make it throug

  10. To the family of Jr. I am saddened to hear of his passing.. He was such a warm kind loving man..I remember him from when he was in his teens and he was such a good boy then too. He always had a smile on his face.. I remember he was willing to help anyon

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