Margarete L. Sorg Simmons

July 30, 1947 - April 16, 2020

07/30/1947 - 04/16/2020

Margarete L. Sorg Simmons, 72 of Shadyside, Ohio died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at her home.

She was born July 30, 1947 in Darmstadt, Germany a daughter of the late William E. and Frieda Reder Driscoll.

Margarete was a homemaker and a member of the New Life Fellowship Church in Shadyside, Ohio.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph L. Simmons, sons, Donald E. (Janet) Sorg and William P. (Candace) Sorg both of Toronto, Ohio, daughter, Shari (Mike) Jaworski of Bridgeport, Ohio, brother William Edward Driscoll of Charleston, West Virginia, sisters, Judy (Joseph) Giove in Florida and Jackie (Peter) Bizzari of Shadyside, Ohio and her former husband and best friend, Donald W. Sorg. Also eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Private visitation and services will be held at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio with Pastor Joel Traylor officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter by going to

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Pam Moore
3 years ago

Judy, so sorry to read this. Keeping everyone in my prayers.

Love Sylvia, Bill, and Gretchen Schaefer
3 years ago

Joe and Family we send our condolences to you and the family. Margaret will be missed very much.

Love Sylvia, Bill, and Gretchen Schaefer
3 years ago

Joe we send our Condolences to you and the family at this difficult time.. We have very good memories of Margarete and family. We will miss Margarete very much.

Jim Knowles
3 years ago

My condolences to you and your family