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Timothy M. “Tim” Shoda

TIMOTHY M. “TIM” SHODA age 76, beloved husband for 55 years of Antoinette “Toni”  (nee Gattozzi); loving father of Jason (wife Nicole) and the late Sean (wife Janine); devoted grandfather of Mitchell, Howard, Grace, Samuel and Emilia; cherished son of the late Marko and Susie (nee Pelko) Shoda; dearest brother of Paul (wife Linda), Barbara, and the late Matthew (wife Corine, deceased) Martha Kreczko (husband Steve, deceased), William (wife JoAnn), Albert (wife Sheri, deceased), Johnnie (wife Sue), James (wife Anita), Betty Siegert (husband Louis, deceased), George (wife Sandy), Charles (wife Patricia), Agnes Wagner (husband Kurt), and Eva; dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend of many.

Tim was born in Piedmont, West Virginia and the family moved to Cleveland in the late 50’s. He became an outstanding athlete in high school, playing football, basketball and baseball. Tim was awarded a full football scholarship to the University of Nebraska. During summers, he played Class A baseball, and signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians.

Tim loved vacationing with his kids and grandkids to Hilton Head, Disney and Vegas. One of Tim’s favorite vacations was his annual golf trip with his brothers.

He loved golfing, dinner with close friends, sports and gardening.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Tim to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

Relatives and friends are invited to meet for the Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 11:30 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 6850 Mayfield Rd, Gates Mills, OH. Burial will take place at a later date. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Tim at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) WEDNESDAY 3-7 PM.


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