Charles A. ‘Tom’ Simonton III

Charles A. “Tom” Simonton III, 81, of Carlisle, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at his home, after a seven year struggle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Born Nov. 27, 1938, in Mifflintown, to the late Charles and Jane (Berry) Simonton.

Tom honorably served his country in the U.S. Army.

He attended Millersville University and later retired from Sprint Corporation after 35 years of service. Tom enjoyed volunteering for the Walnut Court Homeowners Association.

He was an avid stained glass and oil painting hobbiest. In addition to being a member of various social organizations, Charles was a member of the First United Church of Christ.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Darlis; two sons, Robert (wife Anji), of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Steven (companion Donna), of Miami, Fla; two granddaughters, Sarah (husband Komeil), of Downingtown, and Lydia, of Eugene, OR; one great-grandson, Cyrus Nasrollahi, of Downingtown; and one sister, Carol Simonton, of Mifflintown.

A service celebrating Tom’s life will be held at a later date.

Burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CALC, 38 West Pomfret Street Carlisle, PA 17013.

To sign the guestbook, please visit www.HoffmanFH.com.