Funeral for Slidell police officer who died on duty to be held Thursday

Published: Jun. 16, 2021 at 9:42 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 10:53 PM CDT
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SLIDELL, La. (WVUE) - A Slidell police officer who died while on duty over the weekend will be laid to rest tomorrow.

Sergeant Theresa Simon suffered a heart attack while working Sunday afternoon.

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Visitation for the 46-year-old wife and mother of two begins at 9 a.m. at Slidell Municipal Auditorium.

Her funeral is set for noon.

The service will be followed by a funeral procession to be led by 100 police motorcycles, cruisers, and other first responders.

That procession will make its way from the auditorium, past the Slidell police department, to Front Street, and eventually to Forest Lawn Cemetary on West Gause Blvd.

A map of the procession’s route is shown below:

Funeral procession for fallen Slidell police officer Theresa Simon
Funeral procession for fallen Slidell police officer Theresa Simon(Slidell PD)

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