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Carolyn R. (Simkowitz) Reny

November 7, 1932 ~ March 13, 2018 (age 85)

Carolyn R. (Simkowitz) Reny, 85, of Saco died March 13, 2018 at her home.  She was born November 7, 1932 in Portland a daughter of Morris and Alice (Sherwood) Simkowitz and attended Saco schools.  She was married to Richard Nemet; they were blessed with a son, Robert Lee Nemet.  Richard died in 1983.


She was employed at the Trull Nursing Home for a few years but she most enjoyed being a stay-at-home and raising her son.


Carolyn had been a member of Lyman Community Church until it closed.  She then attended Faith Lighthouse Church on Smithwheel Rd. in Old Orchard Beach with Pastor Mitchell.  Here she met Harold Reny; they were married 8 years ago.


Carolyn loved the Lord with all her heart; serving Him was a big part of her life.  She enjoyed writing songs and poems and was considered quite gifted at this activity.


She will be very much missed by:

          her husband Harold

          a son Robert Nemet and his wife Muriel

          five sisters and three brothers

several grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, nieces and nephews


Visiting Hours will be 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A funeral service will follow at 7p.m. in the Hope Chapel. Spring burial will be in Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta.  To share condolences online, please visit


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