Methuen — Simone Theresa (Michaud) Schelling, 79, passed away Saturday June 8, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, with her family by her side.
Born and educated in Lawrence, Mass., she was the daughter of Alfred and Maria (Roy) Michaud. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School and worked as a bookkeeper with Oomphies, Inc., in Lawrence. She attended Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish. She enjoyed dancing, bowling, golf, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
The widow of Roland P. Schelling, she is survived by her four children, Dennis R. Schelling and his wife, Catherine, of Derry, N.H., Kenneth D. Schelling and his wife, Kathleen, of Lanesboro, Mass., Lynne M. Shay of North Andover, Brenda L. Schelling-Biggs and her husband, Joseph Biggs, of Westminster, Mass.; one sister, Jacqueline Baillargeon of Salem, N.H.; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Pauline Michaud of Lawrence, Marcelle Rochon of Augusta, Ga., Gertrude Michaud of Arizona and Marguerite Schelling of Coral Gables, Fla., Evelyn and Donald Schelling of Methuen;
grandchildren, Caitlyn, Ryan, Keegan, Kelsey, Kyler, Casey, Maegan, and Matthew; four great-grandchildren Alexis, Alayna, Erin, and Emily; and also several nieces and nephews.
Simone was predeceased by her siblings, Leo, Raymond, Fernand, Normand, Albert, Gertrude Bennette, Lucille Bassett, and Lillian Michaud.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours for family and friends will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence St., Methuen, MA 01844. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m., in Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish/St. Theresa’s Church in Methuen, with burial to follow in the Elmwood Cemetery, also in Methuen.
Memorials may be made to Seasons Hospice, 275 Grove St., Ste. 3-102 Newton, MA 02466, or to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01843. For directions or condolences, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com
The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to assist the Schelling Family with the arrangements.