John  Shulgay
SCHENEVUS - John Shulgay, 80, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 2, 1938, in Cherry Valley, the son of Pete and Pauline (Mygus) Shulgay.
He grew up in Cherry Valley and attended Cherry Valley School.
John married Bernice Snyder on Feb. 24, 1962, at the Baptist Church in Cooperstown.
He worked on Huntington Farm for 22 years, Carmen Trucking for 10 years and retired from the Town of Westford after 13 years.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Bernice Shulgay of Schenevus, his children, Karen and John Harris of Milford, Elaine Shulgay of Worcester, Allen and Rose Shulgay of Worcester, Kevin Shulgay of Schenevus and Wayne Shulgay and Carol Louden of Laurens; his daughter-in-law, Tina Shulgay; his grandchildren, Stephanie, Phillip, Erickson, Rebecca, Kelia, Carson, Corey; his great-grandchildren, Alvia, Peyton, Zakiyah and Adalinna; his sister, Marion Shulgay of Rock Hill, South Carolina; his niece, Linda Miller of Sarasota, Florida, his great-niece, Kelly Miller of Sarasota, Florida; his brother-in-law, Ben Snyder and his wife, Joni; and his sister-in-law, Chris Teachout and her husband, George.
He was predeceased by his mother, Pauline Barnes and his brother, Peter Shulgay, in 2005.
A celebration of John's life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Schenevus Masonic Lodge, Main Street in Schenevus.
Burial will be private in the Westford Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in loving memory of John to the Schenevus-Maryland Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 80, Schenevus, NY 12155 or Helios Care, 297 River St. Service Road, Oneonta, NY 13820.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at
The Heller & Skinner Funeral Home in Worcester is assisting the family.
Published on November 15, 2019


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Bunnie and Jack Hand
Nov 15, 2019
So sorry to hear about John,he is at peace now,our thoughts and prayers are with you all