October 22, 2020 ~ 5 Heshvan 5781
Sonya Marlene Simon, devoted wife, mother and grandmother passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020. She is survived by her beloved husband, Sanford Simon, M.D. Sonya was born in Wichita, Kansas, to Beatrice and Milton Zelinkoff. She had a twin sister, Sandra Rosenblum, who predeceased her.
Sonya attended Smith College where she obtained her undergraduate degree. She subsequently received her Master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. In addition to her husband, Sanford, Sonya is survived by her daughter Evalyn Grossman (Phil), and her son, John Simon M.D. (Armity M.D.) of Phoenix, Arizona. She is also survived by five grandchildren.
In adherence to pandemic precautions, Sonya’s funeral service was held privately on October 25, 2020 with her burial in The Temple Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple in Louisville or by the planting of a tree in her memory.