Jonathan Shumaker, 49,

Scotch Plains – Jonathan Shumaker, 49, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Scotch Plains, NJ.
Born in South Amboy, Jonathan was a long time resident of Plainfield, graduating from Bishop George Ahr High School.  He recently relocated to Scotch Plains.
An avid basketball player, Jonathan was an all-around sports fan, especially of the NY Giants and Knicks.  He was a gentle, creative soul who loved music, pets such as his beloved E.T. and especially spending time with kids.
Predeceased by his mother, Jo Ann (Stefanelli) Shumaker and nephew Kyle Shumaker; surviving are his father, Brad Shumaker of Plainfield; two siblings, Eric and wife Kimberly of Hillsborough and Christine Mazur and husband Jim of Bridgewater.  He will also be missed by his seven nieces and nephews, Eric, Ashley, Andrew, Melissa, Aidan, Alexis and Owen.
Funeral services are private and under the direction of the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals, South Plainfield NJ.