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April 17, 1938 — May 16, 2020 (age 82)

BOARDMAN —Thomas J. Shutrump passed away on May 16.

Tom was born on Easter Sunday (April 17, 1938), the 10th child of Fred and Helen Buchman Shutrump on their 21st wedding anniversary.

Tom was a graduate of St. Patrick grade school Youngstown and St. Vincent Preparatory High School in Latrobe, Pa. He attended Ursuline High School for grades nine and 10. He cherished his close friendships, attending all Ursuline reunions and social gatherings. 

He attended Dayton University and Youngstown College, and was a graduate of I.C.S. in Building Construction. 

He was a partner with his family in Charles Shutrump & Sons Construction Co., United Construction and Wedgewood Plaza Inc. He later was a commercial real estate broker with Thomas J. Shutrump Realty.

Tom was a proud United States Army veteran. 

Tom was a devout Catholic and loved church history. His faith and family were his number-one focus throughout his life. 

Tom had a deep devotion to the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the Blessed Virgin Mary, saying the Rosary and the Chaplet each day, and watching EWTN.

He was a member of St. Charles Church. He was Eucharistic Minister, a member of the Parish Council, Parish Renewal, Men and Women United for Life, Cursillo, Colony Dance Club and Ohio Culture. 

He was a proud Third- and Fourth-Degree Knights of Columbus, and is especially grateful to his family, friends and brother Knights for prayers and support. 

Tom’s favorite pastimes were breaking bread with family and friends, and a road trip to anywhere. He was gentle, kind, loyal and had a great sense of humor. He found the good in every situation saying, “this too, is a blessing in disguise.”

Tom was a brave and gracious warrior, having fought Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis for four years. His fight became a journey of hope, unwavering faith and gratitude, saying “it’s all for Jesus.”  

Tom is survivved by his wife Jayne Gilboy Shutrump, whom he married on January 27, 1962. Also survivng him are six children and their spouses and 11 grandchildren. He leaves Jayne (Mike) Evans, Erika, Michael Evans of Boardman; Thomas (Lori) Shutrump, Tom, Tim, John, Julia Shutrump of Cincinnati; Amy (Jeff) Lorimer, Boardman; Jeffrey (Christina) Lorimer of Colorado; Jacqueline (Ryan) Simmons, Poland; Erin (Rusty) Kimble, New Springfield; Christopher (Missy) and Christopher Michael Shutrump of Powell; Patrick (Devin) Shutrump, Pittsburgh; and Mary (Dave) and David Andrew Profusek of Ravenna. 

Tom also leaves his sister, Carole (Jack) Reardon of Boardman; sister-in-law Linda Shutrump (George); sisters and brothers-in-laws Gary and Mary Gilboy, Omaha, Neb.; Margie and Tom Kelly, close friend and business partner of Boardman; Pat and Steve Britt, Nunica, Mich.; Brian and Mary Gilboy, Twinsburg; and many loving nieces and nephews. 

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Charles (Betty) Shutrump, Fred (Betty) Shutrump, George (Virginia) Shutrump and John Paul (Mickey) Shutrump; sisters Louise (Jim) Nuth, Betty Jane Hoyt, Marian (Ted) Humphrey and Dorothy(John) Balint; his mother and father in-laws John and Jane Gilboy; and  brothers-in-law Jack and Ted Gilboy.

The family is truly grateful for Fr. Gerald DeLucia, Fr. Philip Rogers and dear friend Jeanie DiVincenzo who brought Holy Communion to Tom and Jayne every day during his journey; Hospice of the Valley's Renee, Janet, Jane, Richard, Pete, Brittany, and the many Hospice volunteers; Dr. Roy Morcos; Dr. Nicholas Proia; Dr. Jeffrey Fedorko; and Dr. Issam Nemeh. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of Fox Funeral Home in Boardman. 

Due to COVID-19, there will be no calling hours. A private Mass of Christian burial celebrated by Reverend Philip Rogers will be held at St. Charles Church in Boardman. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

There will be a celebration of Tom’s life scheduled at a later date.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to St Charles Borromeo Parish, 7345 Westview Drive, Boardman, OH 44512; Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512, “Dollar Store” gift cards to Sister Jerome’s Poor, 4250 Shields Road, Canfield, OH 44406; Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown. Ohio 4250 Shields Road, Canfield, OH 44406 or Eternal World Television Network (EWTN), 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, Ala. 35210

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