Robert E. Simone, age 70, of Wilmington DE, died on January 7, 2018. He was born in Plainville, Connecticut to Pasquale and Clementine (Arujo) Simone.

Robert owned and operated his own construction company for 25 years. Later in life, he worked as a Project Manager in the Construction and Restoration industries. He had recently retired in order to focus on his passion, being a full-time grandpa to his beloved grandchildren.

Robert loved to work with his hands and could always be found fixing or building things. He dedicated a majority of his time to helping anyone in need. He enjoyed his days coaching and watching his kids participate in sports. Robert loved his family unconditionally and will be cherished for the joy and love he shared with them.

Robert is predeceased by his parents and his brother Steven Simone. He is survived by his wife of 32 years Julie L. Simone; son Adam Simone (Zaina) of Allentown, PA; daughter Laura Simone (Rick Frey) of Singapore; grandchildren Solae and Ronin Simone and Dylan Frey; brother Anthony Simone; and sister Cassandra Munson.

A memorial service will be held at 11am on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Grace Episcopal Church 4900 Concord Pike, Wilm. DE.

In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County so that people can participate and enjoy in Robert’s gift of building things and helping people.

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