Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Uncle Bernard, I'm so sorry to hear of your passing. I always remember your sense of humor and your kindness. I lost my Grandfather , your brother Edward in 1984. I grieve for him still. I know your beloved children must feel the same.May God bless you and keep you always. Much love , Karen

Posted by Karen Geary Woody - Mauldin, SC   August 06, 2011

Shimko Family--what a loss this is! Uncle Bernard was amazingly generous, loving & open-throttle. He lived a full life creating unbelievable love and appreciation wherever he went. My condolences to the many who loved him.

Posted by Patty Geary Huegerich - Chapel Hill, NC   April 23, 2011

sorry for your loss

Posted by kirchner - Armada, MI   April 23, 2011

My PRAYERS and LOVE go out to You, Your Family and all who feel this loss with you. May the LORD look after all whom suffer the loss of your father Tom's passing into HEAVEN, and may all that welcomed your Father's eternal life in HEAVEN rejoice! My Father Herb will be there with your Father Tom. Your true and caring friend, Danny Dorow. DPD FAMILY is the Greatest!

Posted by Danny Dorow - Dearborn Hts., MI   April 21, 2011

Tom, Our hearts go out to you and your family. Although losing a parent is supposed to the order of life, it doesn't make it any easier. Your grief and sorrow will give way to great memmories. We are here to assist you if you need us. May god bless your family. The Hunters

Posted by Rob & Debby Hunter - Chesterfield, MI   April 21, 2011

Our thought and prayers to the family of Thomas Shimko Sr. Donald & Cindy Rem

Posted by Donald Rem - SUMMERFIELD, FL   April 21, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to Bernadette and family, we know how much your dad was loved and know you will miss him. God bless him and your family. Wilma and Ted

Posted by Wilma Banach - MI   April 21, 2011

To you and all your family our sincere heartfelt condolences. Luv ya Bernadette. The Romolino 's

Posted by Harry Romolino - Roseville, MI   April 21, 2011

Sorry Bernie, I liked your DAD a lot

Posted by michael hubbard - hartwell, GA   April 21, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family always! With deepest sympathy to the family. Love, Teri, Bill & Lily Fulton

Posted by Teri Fulton - MI   April 21, 2011

In memory of a great man, For only such could create amazing children and friends.

Posted by Alex Buechel - Clinton Township, MI   April 21, 2011

Dear Uncle Bern, At every family event, you made us feel welcome and loved. That is a trait that can't be duplicated. We loved hearing your stories about old times, laughing and sharing drinks. We especially loved seeing you and our son, Steven, wearing your sandals and white socks! We love you very much. Thank you for being part of our lives and the great memories. Chuck, Jane & Steven Shimko

Posted by Chuck & Jane Shimko - Livonia, MI   April 21, 2011

There are no words to describe this man.

Posted by Robert Stapels Jr - MI   April 21, 2011

Dear Aunt Bernadette & Cousin Rob & the rest of the Shimko family, We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you will remain in our prayers. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to let us know. Love, Katie, Jeff & Reagan

Posted by Katie, Jeff, & Reagan - Mount joy, PA   April 21, 2011

We're deeeply sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you in this difficult time. Evan&Maryann

Posted by Evan&Maryann Marshall - Midland, MI   April 21, 2011

Please accept my heartfelt sympathy to all of you. I am sorry for your loss, but I'm glad he's not suffering anymore and has now gone to be with God. Love, Rosie

Posted by Rosie Abraham - Warren, MI   April 21, 2011

To the whole family, my prayers are with you today.

Posted by Pauline Barylski - San Benito, TX   April 20, 2011

I am very sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is even when we know they are no longer in pain. God Bless your family.

Posted by Connie Meier - Bristol, VA   April 20, 2011

Our condolences to the Shimko family. Although we never had the opportunity to meet Mr. Shimko in person, we did hear many stories about him and he sounded like quite a guy.

Posted by Bruce and Tina Gerlach - Eastpointe, MI   April 20, 2011

Poppy, I am so glad that I had the pleasure of being one of your daughter-in-law's.(cough,favorite) Kidding Lisa & Kelly! You were an AMAZING man! You lived one fun-filled, crazy life, that's for sure! That's what I loved about you! You were ABSOLUTELY thee most generous man that I have ever known. A wonderful Dad, a terrific Grandfather. We couldn't of had anyone better! Everyone that knew you, loved you! Not only were you a great father-in-law, you were a great friend! I will miss going up north, sitting by the fire with you and especially our many trips to the casinos. I will always cherish the memories that we had together, FOREVER! Thanks for everything Poppy! I love you!! ~Jan

Posted by Jan Shimko - Saint Clair Shores, MI   April 20, 2011

Shimko family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Mr. Shimko was one of a kind, and will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Posted by Annie Bugaj - Albuquerque, NM   April 20, 2011

Shimko family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Mr. Shimko was one of a kind, and will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Posted by Annie Bugaj - Albuquerque, MI   April 20, 2011

Dear Shimko Family, I was so sad to hear of the passing of your father. I always enjoyed seeing him at the birthday parties and loved watching him interact with his family. I always felt his love for you all and the love you had for him! My heart and prayers go out to you and wish you peace and comfort through your memories of him. Love, Kim

Posted by Kim Liebetreu - Easpointe, MI   April 20, 2011

Poppy I only had 3 years with you but they were fun filled lots of laughs lots of partying and I am so glad that I found you.I do know one thing and that is how much you loved your kids it was so obvious ! I am going to miss cooking for you and all the stories that you shared with me on our Friday nights ! RIP Poppy ! I Love you

Posted by Kathie - Warren, MI   April 20, 2011

Our prayers & love go out to the family & friends of Mr. Shimko. I personally am indebted to him for giving life to his beautiful Bernadette. She has made my life a better one for being my friend. He was a wonderful father to her & her love for him has been an inspiration. God bless you all, Kate

Posted by Kate Wentworth - Fredericksburg, TX   April 20, 2011

Tom, Kelly, Gabrielle & Olyvia- So sorry for your loss. Although we didn't know him well, he was always kind & treated us like family when ever we were around him. What a great spirit he had! He enjoyed life & went skidding in sideways at the end. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Love, Mary & Zach Bulgarelli

Posted by Mary & Zach Bulgarelli - MI   April 20, 2011


Posted by BERNADETTE - DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI   April 20, 2011

Bernadette, your Dad was a great fighter and proved that to the very end. May you find peace in the many memories you shared with your Dad. My deepest condolences to your family.

Posted by Denise Tujaka - St. Clair Shores, MI   April 20, 2011