Katherine Louise Simon

31 October 1955 - 16 February 2021

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Katherine Louise Simon

Katherine Louise Simon, 65, died February 16, 2021 at her home in Keene, NH. She was born on October 31, 1955 in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, daughter of Thomas Simon and Kit Nan Simon.

Partner of Paul Higley. They were together for over 35 years.

Katherine first attended grade school in Saudi. Then went on to boarding school in Paris. Attending High school in the United States in Austin, Texas. Finally having a year in Concordia College before her son was born.

Katherine worked a variety of jobs from a cabinet shop to Bell telephone for many years, through the transition into what is known today as Verizon.

Katherine was an avid reader and loved to read all the time. She also had a green thumb and enjoyed spending time in the garden and sun. Katherine was also very fond of walking on the beach, no matter the beach. Fine dining and good cooking, in general, were also very important to her.

Katherine prided herself in being a true child of the '60s and would not shy away from being called a hippy. She was proud that she was able to have a red-headed son on command and loved her family to infinity. It was known on rare occasion that Katherine and Paul would venture out and explore New England and enjoy live music.

She is survived by her brother Stephen Simon; sister Rita Simon, Sister; partner Paul Higley; son Evan Howell; and stepson Luke Higley.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Those who wish may make a memorial contribution to a charity of your choice.

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