Scotia- Marilyn H. “Mare” Shuler, 75, passed away with her loving family by her side on August 4, 2018. Born on December 31, 1942 in Amsterdam, NY, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Povelaitis) Sabutis. Marilyn grew up in Amsterdam and graduated Wilbur H. Lynch High School. It was in Amsterdam that she met the love of her life Howard J. Shuler. Together they moved to Schenectady where they raised their family. She had many hobbies, including playing cards, crocheting, drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes. She adored her cats and the New York Yankees. Marilyn was a very family oriented person, she enjoyed Sunday dinners where she fed everyone and anyone. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.
Marilyn is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Howard J. Shuler; her children: Randy (Alison) Shuler, Bill Shuler, Patty (David Downs) Shuler and Kim (Alison Wacksman) Shuler; her grandchildren: Holly Ann, Jeffery, Thomas, Ryan and Christopher; her great-grandson, Carson and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Patricia Carmichael.
Visitation will be from 4 pm to 7 pm on Wednesday, August 8 at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Marilyn’s name to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.