Florida - Veronica Mary Baird Simcik of Florida died Thursday Aug. 25, 2005, at home. She was 57. The daughter of William and Margaret Riley, she was born on Feb. 3, 1948, in Brooklyn. She was a member of American Legion Post 1250 Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Simcik is survived by her parents, Billy and Margaret Riley, of Floral City, Fla.; her husband, Jerry Simcik, of Florida; her brother, Charles Riley, of New Derry, Pa.; her two sons, Mark R. Baird and Christopher Simcik of Florida; her grandchildren: David, Christopher, Kaylee, Dakota and Taylor, all of Chester; her nieces Shannon Mazzoni and Keegan Watson of Pennsylvania; her two sisters-in-law: Debra Riley and Arlene Zak; her great niece Riley Watson and her great nephew Jake Watson. Funeral services were held Aug. 29 at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida. Burial was in Hamptonburgh Cemetery in Campbell Hall. Memorial contributions may be made to Florida Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 600, Florida, N.Y. 10921 or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home. To send a condolence online or for directions, please go to www.purtafuneralhome.com.