Simone Ruth Appel, sales director for a hotel adjacent to Baltimore-Washington International Airport, died Tuesday of a brain tumor at her Pasadena home. She was 40.
Born Simone Ruth Woolf in Prestatyn, North Wales, in the United Kingdom, she attended Kelsterton College in Connah's Quay, Wales.
She moved to Baltimore 16 years ago and worked in sales for the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel at Baltimore and Hanover streets before becoming director of sales for the Hilton Garden Inn near BWI.
A Mass was offered Friday.
Survivors include her husband of seven years, Albert F. Appel; a daughter, Jessica M. Jarvis of Pasadena; her mother, Ruth Anne Woolf of Prestatyn; three brothers, Paul Woolf and Barry Woolf, both of Wales, and Clive Woolf of Vista, Calif.; and three sisters, Yvonne Baker of Wales, Yvette Rogers of Carlisle, England, and Gail Scrivener of Pasadena.