On July 9, 2018 James "Jimmy" Edward Shimanek devoted father of James "Jay" E. Shimanek, Jr. and his wife Christine; cherished grandfather of Landon and Ethan; beloved brother of Patricia Saunders, Anthony Lockard, the late Helen Campbell, the late John Machlinski, the late Cathy Machlinski and the late Susan Shimanek. Also survived by 3 step-daughters and numerous step-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue on Thursday at 7 pm. There will be a receiving of friends on Thursday from 6-7 pm. Interment private.