Carol Ann Simone, 73, of Pittsburg, died Sept. 15, 2022, at Via-Christi Mt. Carmel Hospital in Pittsburg. She was born Dec. 8, 1948, in West Mineral, Kansas, the daughter of Prosper and Lucille (Hawthorne) Meriaux.
On Sept. 16, 1967, she was united in marriage to Gerald J. Simone at St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Scammon.
Carol worked as a bookkeeper and church secretary. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Pittsburg.
Survivors include a daughter, Kay Lynn (Simone) Gerwert and husband Mike Gerwert of Union, Kentucky; son, Father Mike Simone of Wichita; brother, Richard Meriaux and wife Rae of Columbus, Georgia; sister, Elaine Huntsinger and husband Art of Pittsburg; and two grandchildren, Joseph and Jacob Gerwert of Union, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pittsburg with Bishop Carl A. Kemme as celebrant and Fr. Mike Simone as homilist. A private burial will follow in the St. Bridget's Catholic Cemetery, Scammon.
A parish rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. prior to the Mass at the church.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, Pittsburg.
Memorials may be left to the St. Pius Catholic Campus Center and the Priest Retirement Education Fund, Jerry and Carol Simone Seminary Burse. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, 522 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762.