Mary “Sissy” Anna Shultis of Accord, NY passed away of cancer at her home on Thursday November 3, 2022. Those who were with her said she passed peacefully.
Mary was born in Tarrytown, NY on April 14, 1957. She was the daughter of the late Jacob and MaryLou “Molly” Gray. Mary was an openhearted and caring person who loved her family, friends, and faith with passion. She further spread her love by working as a caregiver for over 30 years with ARC and WellCare. She was a talented artist who loved to bake beautiful cakes for special occasions and draw endless superheroes at the frequent request of her son. In addition to the love of her family, she found comfort and guidance through her faith.
She is survived by her Husband, Chester “Skip” V. Shultis III; Her two daughters, Malinda Whittaker and her husband Fred, Vanessa Shultis; Her son Brian Shultis and his wife Laura; Her siblings Jake Gray, Peter Gray, Linda Gray, Paul Gray, and Raymond Gray; eight grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mary was predeceased by her brothers James Gray and Michael Gray.
At Mary’s request, there will be no funeral services and her family will be respecting her wishes. Before her passing she welcomed the idea of her family and friends coming together to celebrate her life and her entrance to heaven. The family will hold a gathering at a later date for anyone who would like to celebrate Mary, which will be communicated at a later time.