Kathleen (Nellis) Simek

Kathleen (Nellis) Simek of Macungie, Pa., passed away on August 10, 2020, at the Genesis Lehigh Center, where she had resided since 2012, due to an unfortunate illness which left her immobilized and in need of constant care in the health care center.

She was 67 at the time of her passing. She was born on April 4, 1953, in Gloversville, N.Y. She was the daughter of the late Patricia (Carr) Nellis.

She attended Gloversville schools and graduated at Bishop Burke High. She was in the Army Reserves from the late seventies to mid eighties.

She was employed at Dan’s Camera City in Allentown, Pa. for nearly 20 years.

Kathleen was a very caring, loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.

She had a great sense of humor and always the life of the party with her crazy fun filled ways. She left a huge imprint on our hearts.

She is survived by her son, Scott Simek (Stacey) and her granddaughters, Shayla and Shelby Simek of Lehighton, Pa.; two sisters, Colleen Cozzolino of Gloversville and Margaret Bruse (Bill Jurica) of Johnstown, N.Y.; two brothers, John Nellis and Donald Nellis, both of Gloversville.

In addition to her mother, she was predeceased by her sister, Marleen Harding; and her brother, William Nellis.

By Paul Wager