An only child, Simona immigrated to Israel from Russia 12 years ago with her father, Mark, and mother Ira. She attended the Kugel high school in Holon. Simona was a very sensitive and quiet girl, who was liked by all.
According to a cousin, Simona had told her she was going to Dolphinarium club she had not been to for five months. She went there with her best friend, Rita, who was severely wounded.
Simona was very close to her parents and was looking forward to serving in the army.
Simona was buried in the Yarkon cemetery in Tel-Aviv.
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