Richard James Shetler, 64 of Parish died Saturday at Crouse Hospital Syracuse, NY. Richard was born in Parish; son of the late Fay and Kathleen Schumaker Shetler. He was a self-employed mechanic. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, outdoorsman and handy man. He was a man of many trails known by all.
Surviving are his wife, the former Grace Ross; his companion, Jane Eckert; his Sister, Susan Shetler of Niskayuna, NY; his Brother, Douglas Shetler of Parish; his four children,
Tammy Bettis of Greenfield, MA, Patricia Shetler of Erving, MA, Jamie Clark of Greenfield, MA and Richard Britton of Nedrow; along with thirteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Graveside Services are 11 AM Wednesday in Pleasant Lawn Cemetery Parish, NY. Friends may call from 4-7 PM Tuesday at the Harter Funeral Home 2983 W. Main Street Parish, NY.