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In Loving Memory of

James Swimmer

June 18th, 2024


James "Jim" Swimmer, 93, passed away on June 18, 2024; beloved husband and best friend of the late Rolla (nee' Wainer) for 67 wonderful years; loving father of Jan (Michael) Caron and Judi; cherished grandpa of Melanie (Jon) Yermack, Hillary and Stephanie Caron; adored great grandpa of Noah and Sophie Yermack; much loved brother of the late Al (Grace Omens); loved brother in- law of the late Arnold (Drora) Wainer and the late Roy (Enid) Wainer; dear uncle and friend of many. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association, Interment Shalom Memorial Park. Chapel service, Friday, June 21, 2024; 10 AM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. For the link to view the service, shiva information and to leave condolences: or (847) 255-3520.

Memorial Events

Shalom Chapel Service

Date & Time Friday 06/21/2024 at 10:00 AM

Address Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Address Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights


The Family will be receiving calls of condolence at:
The Caron Residence
1255 Rosewood
Deerfield, Illinois 60015

Following the service until 5 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 4 PM

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