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Jon J. Shimko

March 23, 1952 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 69)


Jon Shimko, 69, passed away September 22, 2021.  He was born March 23, 1952 in Akron to the late John and Hilda Shimko.  Jon was a graduate of Garfield high school and retired with 32 years of service with Metro RTA.  In his retirement Jon enjoyed playing with his muscle cars, a 1968 and 1971 Plymouth Cuda, and would spend hours getting them ready for a car show.  Jon also enjoyed playing Frisbee Golf and euchre with friends.  He was an active member of Victory Chapel. 


Besides his parents, Jon was preceded in death by his wife Deborah and brother Pat.  He is survived by his sons, David and William Shimko; daughter, Sarah Shimko; sisters, Debbie (Gene) Conard, Marsha (Jerry) Ambrose and Judy Shimko; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.


Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, Ohio 44319 with Pastor Robert Webb officiating.  Family and friends may call on Monday from 4 to 7 P.M. at the funeral home.  Entombment will take place at Rose Hill Burial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Summit County, 7996 Darrow Road, STE 30, Twinsburg, Ohio 44087.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at


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Memorial Contributions:

Humane Society of Summit County
7996 Darrow Road, STE 30   
Twinsburg, Ohio 44087

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September 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Funeral Service
September 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

September 28, 2021

Rose Hill Burial Park
3653 W Market St
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333


Humane Society of Summit County
7996 Darrow Rd, STE 30, Twinsburg OH 44087

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