Rosella Marie "Peggy" Hinshaw

                                                                         ┌── William Edward Hinshaw
                                                                         │    1872-1951 
                                 ┌── William Edward "Bud" Hinshaw, Jr. ──┤
                                 │    1902-1978                          │
                                 │                                       └── Rose Ella Cummins
                                 │                                            1875-1961 
Rosella Marie "Peggy" Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1923                          │                                       ┌── Andy Urban
D: 2007                          │                                       │
                                 └── Mary Wilma Urban ───────────────────┤
                                      1906-1981                          │
                                                                         └── Mary Smetanka
M: Jack Joseph Simony

Rosella Marie "Peggy" Hinshaw     [ID 11495] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 6 1923, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado.1,2,3,4  (Aug 8 1923)5

She married Jack Joseph Simony, about 1942.1,5  Jack, son of Peter Joseph Simony & Rose Younis, was born Jan 21 1921, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado.1,4,6,7  


Robert John Simony, born Jun 5 1948; married Marilyn Shreve. 1
Barbra Ann Simony, born Jan 11 1951; died Feb 23 2007; married 1) Henry Whitcomb (children: Jacob, Joshua, Jared and Jonah Whitcomb); -- Hammond. 1,6,8

Jack died Jan 31 1999, age 78.4,6  

Jack's obituary was published in "The Pueblo Chieftan" (Pueblo, Colorado) on February 3, 1999:6

Jack J. Simony

Jack J. Simony, 78, passed away Jan. 31, 1999.  He leaves his wife of 56 years, Peggy Simony; and his children, Robert (Debbie) Simony and Barbara Simony Hammond.  Grandfather of Jacob, Joshua, Jared, and Jonah Whitcomb, Dawn (Chris) Rogue, Kristina (Ryan) Nemeth, Randy, Brian and Curtis Swartz; as well as two great-grandchildren.  Also survived by his brothers, Anthony (Marie) Simony, John (Daphne) Simony, George Simony and Edward (Agnes) Simony; sister, Catherine Simony; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Mr. Simony was born Jan. 21, 1921, in Pueblo.  He spent four years as Sargeant in the U.S. Army European Theatre during World War II, and was the recipient of the Combat Infantry Medal and a Bronze Star Medal.  He was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, a member of the 3rd Order of St. Francis, past president of the Nocturnal Society, minister of Christian Service, taught religion classes for 30 years and was the First Lector in the city of Pueblo.  Mr. Simony worked for the Rio Grande Railroad for 20 years and retired from the Linde Division of Union Carbide after 25 years of service.  Rosary, Thursday, 6 p.m., and funeral Mass, Friday, 10 a.m., Holy Family Church.  Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with full military honors by Fort Carson.

Rosella Marie "Peggy" Hinshaw died Jan 11 2007, age 83.4,5  

Rosella's obituary was published in "The Pueblo Chieftan" (Pueblo, Colorado) on January 12, 2007:5

Rosella "Peggy" Simony

Rosella "Peggy" Simony, 83 passed away on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, with her family at her bedside.  Preceded in death by her brothers, Elwood, Joseph and Billy Hinshaw; loving husband of 56 years, Jack Joseph Simony.  She is survived by her children, Robert and Barbra Simony.  She leaves behind eight loving grandchildren, Dawn, Amy, Jacob, Kristina, Joshua, Jared , Jonah, Robyn; and nine great-grandchildren.  Peggy also leaves some dear and special nephews, Carl and Buddy Hinshaw along with her beloved in-laws, John and Daphne Simony, Edward and Agnes Simony, and Catherine Simony.  Special mention also goes to her dear friend and neighbor of more than sixty years, Maureen Sullivan, and friend and caregiver Jeannie Jensen.  She was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Pueblo, Colo. to William E. Hinshaw, Jr. and Mary (Urban) Hinshaw, where she lived a very productive life.  After graduation she worked 20 years at the telephone company, and then retired after working another 20 years at Sears.  Peggy is well known for all of the unique crafts she created out of simple every day items.  She was a member of the Walmart Ladies craft Club.  She also liked to surround herself with things that were bright and sparkly.  She was an organist and member of Holy Family Catholic Parish.  She served as past president of the Pueblo Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, past president of The Council of District Women, and past president of the Ladies of Mary at Holy Family Parish.  The Funeral Mass will be held on Jan. 16, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Parish.  She will be laid to rest at Imperial Memorial Gardens.  A reception will follow at the church in Holy Family Parish Hall to celebrate her life and to share in all the joys she brought to all those who loved her.

Social Security information for Rosella Marie "Peggy" Hinshaw: 523-24-8813

Social Security information for Jack Joseph Simony: 523-18-3764


  1. Contribution from Carl Hinshaw.
  2. 1930 census, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado; roll T626-249, ED 43, page 3A, line #6, dwelling #60, family #59.
  3. 1940 census, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado; roll T627-476, ED 51-39A, page 5B, line #77, household #102.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. Obituary of Rosella "Peggy" Simony; "The Pueblo Chieftan", Jan 12 2007:
  6. Obituary of Jack J. Simony; "The Pueblo Chieftan", Feb 3 1999:
  7. U.S. Public Records Index;
  8. Obituary of Barbra Ann Simony; "The Pueblo Chieftan", Mar 2 2007:

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