Murray W. Shultz, 73, Adams

ADAMS, NY —  Murray William Shultz, 73, of 16709  County Route 189, Adams, and formerly of Mannsville, passed away on April 14 at AdventHealth Connerton Rehab Facility in Land O’Lakes, Florida, after an extended illness.

He was born March 19, 1948, a son of John and Margaret Shultz. He graduated from Mannsville-Manor Central School in 1966.

He married the love of his life Joyce Gillard Shultz on July 2, 1966.

He worked as a Boilermaker Local 175 Oswego for 38 years.

He is survived by his wife, two sons Murray (Mike) Sandy Shultz, and Mark (Jessica) Shultz; a daughter Jody Fierce, seven grandchildren Heather, Amanda, Emily, Carson, Mindy, Macy  Krysheena; and five great-grandsons, Austin, Gavin, Colin Jaxson and Cash.

Murray was also survived by three sisters, Karen (Charles) McGrath, Carol (Jesse) Porter, Bonnie (Bryon) Walsh his red-headed stepsister Mary McAnear and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, a grandson Markus Shultz, a brother Larry Shultz and a nephew Ryan Walsh

Murray enjoyed karaoke, antique cars, Nascar memorabilia, golf and watching his grandchildren’s sporting events. Joyce and Murray also enjoyed spending winters in their home in Zephyrhills, Florida.

There will be no calling hours, but a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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