Marty R. Schimley 1956-2022

NILES — Marty R. Schimley, 65, passed away peacefully 4:15 a.m. Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Hospice House following many years of courageously fighting his Parkinson’s disease.

Marty was born Sept. 17, 1956, in Warren, the son of John and Sarah E. Libb Schimley, and has lived in Niles his entire life.

Marty was a 1974 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and a member of St. Stephen Church.

He was the proud owner of Schimley Excavating of Niles for many years.

He enjoyed dirt track car racing and the many camping trips with his wife. Most of all he cherished the time he spent with his two sons.

Marty is survived by his wife, Debra A. “Debbie” Ginnetti Schimley, whom he married May 6, 1978; two sons, Matthew (Lindsey) Schimley and Jacob (Courtney) Schimley; four grandchildren, Evan, Elliot, Brooke and Jacob, all of Niles; his three sisters and two brothers, Marcey (Robert) Havaich of Austintown and Michael (Karen) Schimley, Michele Newsom, Melinda Schimley and Mark Schimley, all of Niles.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, where the St. Stephen Bereavement Ministry will have a 6:30 p.m. prayer service. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 20, 2022, at St. Stephen Church, preceded by a 9:40 a.m. prayer service, for the immediate family, at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, www.michaeljfox.org or Hospice of the Valley-Hospice House.

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