Albert Shimko, Jr

Albert Shimko, Jr, age 70 of Berwick passed away on Monday, May 2, 2022, at his home, surrounded by family.

Born in Berwick on November 24, 1951, he was a son of the late Albert Shimko Sr and Alva O (Holloway) Shimko. He was a graduate of Berwick Area High School, class of 1969, and served in the National Guard for 26 years. He worked as a machinist at General Machine and later, G&B Specialties in Berwick.

Albert was a member of the VFW Post 821 Auxiliary, Berwick, the Eagle Hose Company, the West Berwick Fire Company, and the American Ukrainian Club. He was a past member of the Russian Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of nearly 50 years, Yvonne M (Moser) Shimko; daughters, Autumn Rupert, Clarksville, TN; April Whitmoyer, Berwick; Angela Wagner and husband Matt, McClure, PA; cherished grandchildren: Kayla Miklossy; Katelyn Rupert; Hunter Whitmoyer; Dakota Simpson; Bailey Wagner; and Kady Wagner.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Fred Rupert and 2 stepbrothers.

A memorial service will start at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the VFW Post 821, Berwick.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 821, 1408 West Front Street, Berwick, PA 18603.

Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck is assisting his family.