On Monday, July 5th, 2021, James Joseph Shambo (Jim) loving son, brother, uncle, godfather, and devoted and loyal friend passed away suddenly at the age of 54.
Jim was born on April 27th, 1967 in Chicago Heights, IL, where he lived until his death. He attended Bloom High School and Northern Illinois University. Jim had a love for history, his country, and the Chicago Bears and Blackhawks. He was known for his quick wit, infectious laugh, and kind and compassionate spirit. He had a fruitful career in both the banking and e-commerce industries. He was truly devoted to his family and friends. Always one to lend a helping hand, Jim was there for his friends and family in times of need or simply to enjoy a BBQ or youth sporting event. No one was more proud of their nieces and nephews than Uncle Jim.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Frank, and Darlene. He is survived by his brothers and sister: Frank (Tina) Shambo, David Shambo, Mary (Doug) Woods, Tom (Allison) Shambo. Uncle Jim will be lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews: Michael, Grant & Kristen Shambo, Keith Woods, Tom&Abigail Shambo.
Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.
Memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, July 11th, from 1:00 P.M. until time of service 6:00 P.M. at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, IL. 60411. Interment: Private. Info: Call (708)-754-0016.
Memorial donations in memory of James J. Shambo may be made to Autism Speaks.https://www.autismspeaks.org/donate-to-autism-speaks
Heaven gained an angel, but we sure are at a loss here on Earth. We may not have talked all the time but when we did- it was like time stood still! Always picking up where we left off!
Rest In peace.
I have great memories of the days we spent stocking the shelves at Butera. You were always talking crap about how fast your dodge neon was lol well we will meet again soon and we can run em.
My condolences to the family and friends. Jim was always good for a story and a laugh. He will be missed.