Jon R. Simonson, 53, of Belleville, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 after a long illness. He was born in Huntington, NY.
Jon was a Truck Driver for Mecca & Sons Trucking Company and was loved by everyone there. He enjoyed telling stories about trucking to his family and friends. He was involved in track and field during his high school years. He loved singing and was part of the summer of the Arts Juilliard program. His favorite music band was Queen, and his favorite singer was Freddie Mercury. Due to his professional driving experiences, he taught his nieces and nephews how to drive. Most important to Jon was his family, he was a very loving and protecting surrogate parent to all of his nephews and nieces.
Jon is predeceased by his father Russell Simonson, and will be missed by his loving mother Jaye (nee Penny) Burch and her husband Edward Burch, who raised Jon, his sisters, Laura Carrano and spouse Michael, Ann Marengo and spouse William, his devoted spouse Rolando (Rolly) Postadan, and Jon’s in-laws; Virginia and spouse Romulo Postadan, Reynaldo and spouse Maria Socorro Postadan, Velissa and spouse Robert Nelson, Romstead and spouse Yvette Postadan, and his nephews and nieces; Michael and spouse Erin & daughter Scarlett Jaye Carrano, Christopher Carrano and William Marengo, Ryan Sebastian, Raymond Matthieu, Randy Scott and Raymarcus Postadan, Marcus and Eric Michael Nelson, Joshua, Jada and Jalyn Postadan.
Funeral will be held on Monday for 2pm Prayer Service in East Ridgelawn Crematory Chapel, 255 Main Street, Clifton, NJ 07014.