Phillip L. Simon, age 60, a lifelong resident of Wickliffe, passed away April 22, 2021. He was born March 11, 1961, the son of Rita (nee Ciasullo) and the late Phillip Simon.
Phil was a 1979 graduate of Lake Catholic High School and a member of the school’s inaugural baseball team. He played softball for many years, was a member of the Wickliffe Italian-American Club and very active with the bocce ball teams at the club. He enjoyed reading sports biographies, watching every Cleveland Browns and Indians game and was a diehard Ohio State Buckeyes fan. Phil was a gentle soul, loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.
Phil is survived by his mom, Rita; brothers, Chris (Kelly), Jeff (Cheryl) and sister Susan (Greg) Goth; nephews, Alex, Joe, Phillip and niece Isabelle; aunt, Louise and many dear cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends at The Orlando-Donsante-Previte Funeral Home 29550 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. (masks required with social distancing and occupancy limits). A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at St. Noel Church 35200 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills. Inurnment will be in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Phil’s memory may be made to the Wickliffe Italian-American Club Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 334 Wickliffe, OH 44092.
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Wickliffe Italian-American Club Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 334, Wickliffe OH 44092