Robert H. Simko

May 10, 1936
- September 13, 2009

GREENVILLE AND BROWNVILLE - Robert H. Simko, 73, died September 13, 2009 at a Greenville hospital. He was born May 10, 1936 in Bridgeport, CT, son of Harold and Elsie Simko.

Bob was raised in Brownville, and graduated from Brownville Jct. High School. Following high school, he owned and operated Simkos Garage in Dover-Foxcroft for many years. He later moved to Rockwood where he worked in the construction business. Bob also spent time as an over the road trucker out of Corinna. He was well known as a great mechanic; someone who could fix anything. Above all, Bob valued his friends and treasured his family.

He is survived by a son, John Simko and his partner, Amanda of Greenville; step-children, Brian Loiselle and his wife, Melanie of Bangor, and Michelle Loiselle and her partner, Rich of Brooklyn; grandchildren, Ashley, Brandon, Courtney, Brian, Benjamin, and Jasmine; sister, Mary Carter and family of Calais. He is also survived by a former spouse, Virginia Simko of Greenville, and longtime friend and companion, Kay Loiselle of Greenville; and his loyal friend and sidekick, Mike Bernier of Greenville.

Predeceased by a beloved sister, Judy Simko.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM, Friday, September 18, at the Greenville Chapel of Crosby & Neal, located in the Masonic building in Greenville, with Pastor Harbour Mitchell III officiating. There will be a reception in the Masonic building immediately following the service. Graveside committal services will follow at 1:30 PM, at the Brownville Village Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to C.A. Dean Memorial Hospital, P.O. Box 1129, Greenville, ME 04441.

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