Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
About Gluvna Shimo Hromada

Jeffrey J. Shimo

Jeff was born in Cleveland and was raised in the southwest suburb of Strongsville. He and his family have been  residents of Lorain County since 1980. Jeff is an honors graduate of the University of Cincinnati where he holds degrees Cum Laude in General Studies, Accounting, and Marketing. Following completion of his course work at the university, he received his Diploma Magna Cum Laude from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science at commencement exercises held in March of 1979.

Jeff joined the funeral chapel staff in 1982 and was named vice president of the corporation in 1992. He has been co-owner of the firm since May of 1998. A member of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, he is also an ICCFA Certified Crematory Operator. Jeff is a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, the Greater Lorain Funeral Directors Association, the Ohio Embalmers Association, the Firelands Funeral Directors Association, the Embalmers Association of Cleveland, and a life member of the Professional Car Society

He attends Nativity BVM Catholic Church and has been active in a multitude of civic, fraternal, and service organizations throughout greater Lorain County for the past four decades; he was also a member and past Preisdent Pro Tem of the Lorain District Municipal Board of Health. In his free time, Jeff enjoys travel and being entertained by the daily antics of his grandchildren..  He and his wife, Diane (nee Zelinsky), have two daughters and three grandchildren.