Donald Simon, 78


PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Donald H. Simon, of Pawtucket, passed away on June 4, 2023, at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the loving husband of Carolyn (Wolf) Simon, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage.

Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Harold and Mildred (Koscherak) Simon.

Mr. Simon was the president of the Sunrise Corporation Inc., which was the first nonprofit ad agency in Rhode Island. After closing Sunrise Corporation, he opened the East Side Art Center in 1992. An avid gardener, he enjoyed listening to records, traveling and doing work around the house.

In addition to his wife, Carolyn, he is survived by one daughter, Eryn Lunde, of Barrington; two grandchildren, Emma and Mark Lunde; one sister, Nancy Fulton, and her husband, David, of Brookline, Massachusetts; one brother, Roger Simon, of New York City; three nieces, Julie Fulton, Kate Fulton and Abigail Simon; and two nephews, Noah and Daniel Simon.

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