History & Staff
We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.
Frank W. Simons was a Funeral Director on the North Side of Pittsburgh for 40 years. He was born in Westmoreland County and lived at 2025 Perrysville Avenue until his death at the age of 62. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Jennie Agnew Simons, Two daughters, Florence and Elizabeth Simons, and son, Frank W. Simons, Jr.
This old buggy hearse from the eighteen hundreds was actually used to carry the casket to the cemetery.
Our Valued Staff
Frank Wilson Simons III, Funeral Director / Partner
Licensed since 1956, Frank and his brother / partner Scott are the third generation of funeral directors in their family operated funeral home. Formerly of Pittsburgh's North Side, Frank lives in the Sewickley with his wife Susan and son Doug. Daughter Amy works with him as a funeral director. Of the many pastimes that he has, Frank enjoys garden design, horseback riding, and working on his farm.
G. Scott Simons, Funeral Director / Partner
Actively involved in the funeral industry since 1964, Scott also enjoys giving his time to local municipal committees and volunteering at his church. He and his wife Susan reside in Marshall Township. Scott, a father of three, has a son and daughter working with him in the business. Beth and John are both fourth generation funeral directors.
Beth Simons Ingram, Funeral Director
Beth is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, OH. She has been a licensed funeral director since 1995. She enjoys spending time with her two children and currently resides in Franklin Park.
Amy Simons Vanella, Funeral Director
Amy is a 1992 graduate of Allegheny College. She completed her funeral director training at The Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1993 and has been practicing since 1997. Amy lives in Franklin Town with her husband Mark and two children, Corinne and Will.
John W. Simons, Funeral Director
John is a graduate from North Allegheny High School, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. A licensed Funeral Director, in College John studied Environmental Science and Computer Graphic Design. He married his lovely wife Ellen in 2004 and they live in Wexford on Meinert Rd. They have been blessed with three children, Jack, Christian & Andrew. John enjoys gardening, and just about any extreme sport you can imagine.