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Matthew Michael Shemo
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1915
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 2005
Horry County
South Carolina, USA

9th child of George and Elizabeth Kandra Sima


Matthew Michael Shemo of Conway, S.C.

Matthew Michael Shemo, age 90 of Conway, died Monday, October 31, 2005, at the Conway Medical Center. Born April 27, 1915 in Taylor, Pa., he was a son of the late George and Elizabeth Kandra Shimo. Mr. Shemo was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Conway; he had moved to Conway from New Port Richey, Fla., after living there for 27 years. He was a resident of "A Place At Conway." Prior to his retirement he was employed by General Electric in Westover, N.Y. Surviving are his wife, Anna Shemo of Conway; one daughter, Ann Rogers and her husband, Tom, Conway; one son, Matthew M. Shemo, Jr., Miami, Fla.; three grandchildren, Thomas Rogers and his wife, Laura, Lisa Rogers and Patrick Shemo; one brother, Francis Shemo [Shimo], Moosic, Pa.; and one sister, Mary Carey of Baltimore, Md.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 3, 2005, with the Rev. Father John Silver as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday; a Prayer Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058-5216. An online guest book is available @ Goldfinch funeral Home, Conway Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

SOURCE: Press & Sun-Bulletin, Conway, SC

DATE PUBLISHED: Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Cause of Death:
Place of Death: Conway Medical Center, Conway, Horry County, SC
Death Certificate No:
Date of Burial: Thursday, November 3, 2005
Family links: 
  George Sima (1881 - 1955)
  Elizabeth Kandra Sima (1883 - 1961)
  Anna Agnes Ochall Shemo (1916 - 2008)*
  John George Shimo (1904 - 1986)*
  George James Shima (1905 - 1997)*
  Elmer Emil Shimo (1907 - 1990)*
  Andrew Michael Shimo (1908 - 1987)*
  Joseph J. Shimo (1910 - 1979)*
  Elizabeth Mary Shimo Podracky (1911 - 1984)*
  Anna Sima (1912 - ____)*
  Michael Matthew Shemo (1915 - 1978)*
  Matthew Michael Shemo (1915 - 2005)
  Anna Mary Shimo Skoviera (1920 - 1980)*
  Mary Elizabeth Shimo Carey (1923 - 2010)*
  Francis Albert Shimo (1925 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship

1916 ~ 2008

1915 ~ 2005
Cemetery Information:
Name: Hillcrest Cemetery of Conway, Inc.
Founded: 1953
Land Area: 90 acres (43 acres developed)
History: Founded by W.M. Goldfinch, Sr, W.M. Goldfinch, Jr. & G. Heyward Goldfinch
1000 Highway 544
Conway, Horry County, South Carolina
USA 29528
Cemetery Hours: Open Daily 7:00 AM - Dusk
Cemetery Map: No
Section Markers: Yes
Office Onsite: Yes
Office Hours:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Mon - Sat)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Sun)
Mailing Address:
1000 Highway 544
Conway, Horry County, South Carolina
USA 29528
Phone: 843-347-4909
Fax: 843-347-1299
Misc: 2 mausoleums, Veteran's area, infant & pet cemetery
Notes: Stop by office for information on locating gravesite.
Records Online: No
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Hillcrest Cemetery
Horry County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Mausoleum: Dogwood (In front of lake) #A65 (Bottom row, 5th from the left)
GPS (lat/lon): 33.79255, -79.02192
Maintained by: Barbara Smeton Jones
Originally Created by: Tombstoner
Record added: May 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14425199
Matthew Michael Shemo
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Matthew Michael Shemo
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Matthew Michael Shemo
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