James Henry “Jim” Schimpf, 71, of Derry Township, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at his home after a long illness. Jim was born June 25, 1948 in Latrobe, a son of the late Dr. Willis H. and Jessie (Purdy) Schimpf.
Jim graduated from St. Vincent College, majoring in Physics, received his Masters Degree in Physics form Indiana University, and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the University of Utah. His interest in the field of computers led him to employment at NYU Medical Center, Numetrics, Tolgrade, and Scientific Design Solutions.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Mountain and her husband Greg. He is survived by his wife Ellen (Uschak) Schimpf, a brother Robert (Janet) Schimpf of Montesano, WA, a sister Nancy (Fred) Stout of Spring Branch, TX, and numerous nieces, nephews, and in-laws.
Jim’s family would like to thank the staff of UPMC Presbyterian SICU and Excela Health Hospice for their kindness and care.
As per Jim’s wishes, there will be no viewing or services. The Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc. in Latrobe has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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