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Algimantas Shimkunas

Algimantas Shimkunas

Tuesday, January 16th, 1940 Saturday, June 8th, 2019

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Obituary for Algimantas Shimkunas

Algimantas 'Al' Shimkunas, 79, of Elwyn Drive, Woodstock, NY, passed away on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 in the loving presence of his wife at Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Lake Katrine.

He was born in Chicago, IL., on January 16th, 1940, a son of the late Alexander and Elvira (Stuplinas) Shimkunas.

Al was employed as a clinical psychologist for New York State Corrections, Albany for many years. He loved to take road trips and enjoyed barbecuing.

He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Sylvia Ruth Weinberg, one brother, Alex (Sonia) Shimkunas of CA, and their children, Raphael and Sara Shimkunas of Palo Alto, CA, one stepdaughter, Dr. Heather Baer and her children, Nicholas Kimball Baer and Riley Hayden Baer, all of Boulder, CO, and one stepson, Michael Weinberg of Chicago, IL. Many dear friends also survive.

Cremation was held at Wiltwyck Crematory, Kingston.

A memorial service to celebrate Al's life will be announced at a later date.

Please consider a contribution in Al's memoriy to either:

Nature Conservancy, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203, or

The Southern Poverty Law Center, 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104

The family has entrusted the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus, with the care and cremation service arrangements for Al.

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Thomas Ryan

Rest in Peace, Al.
Comment | Posted at 03:55pm via Condolence
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Ruth Hirsch


Dearest Sylvia, I am so sorry to learn that you lost your very dear Al. And hope, once the dust settle, that you will enjoy many, many beautiful memories. With much love, Ruth (Hirsch)
Comment | Posted at 03:46pm via Condolence
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Ruth Hirsch

Dearest Sylvia,

I am so sorry to learn that you lost your very dear Al.
And hope, once the dust settle, that you will enjoy many, many beautiful memories.

With much love,
Ruth (Hirsch)
Comment | Posted at 03:42pm via Condolence
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