Susan C. Schultes


CHERRY VALLEY - Susan C. Schultes of Cherry Valley died Tuesday, April 9, 2019, surrounded by her family at Bassett Medical Center following a long battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Susan was born in Oceanside on May 17, 1948, to Edward and Clare Watson.
She was a caring and talented nurse, receiving her registered nurse degree from the Utica State Hospital School of Nursing. She worked at several hospitals, including Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital until 1977, when she became the school nurse at Springfield Central School in Springfield, and then at Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School until her retirement.
Susan was active in her community as a member of the Cherry Valley Volunteer Emergency Squad, where she rose to the rank of EMT III and Captain. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed knitting, quilting and folk-art painting.
Susan is survived by her husband, Richard; daughters, Heidi and Gretchen; grandchildren, Ophelia, Rowan and Sawyer; sister, Joan Bean of Orlando, Florida; and nieces and nephews, Lisa, Jennifer, Daniel, David and their families. Per Susan's request, there will be no funeral services.
A private remembrance will be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cherry Valley Fire Department or the Cherry Valley Emergency Squad.
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Arrangements were entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.
Published on April 12, 2019
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3 posts

Flo Allen
Apr 13, 2019
Dear Richard & girls, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Sue was an amazing person, & I know how deeply her loss will be felt. May wonderful memories sustain you in this sad time. Love & light to you all.
RIP Sue, & Godspeed.
Neil & Joanne , Tessa Bowen
Apr 12, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
Neil & Joanne , Tessa Bowen
Apr 12, 2019
So sorry for your loss, our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. May the memories help you through this time. Your in our prayers.