Mr. Donald E. Shutts, 86, of Lake Como, passed away on May 31, 2022 after a lengthy illness. Born August 26, 1935 in Cortland, Don was the son of William Shutts and Pauline Bigalow. Don was a Veteran of the United States Army where he faithfully served his country as a military policeman. He was then employed for many years by Sealtest at their Homer plant and then by Buckmee-Meers before retiring.
Don was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys, Bluegrass Music and puzzle books and was an avid fisherman and enjoyed fishing on his beloved Lake Como.
He is survived by his wife; Viola Glazier Shutts and a brother; Francis Shutts of Geneseo and many nieces and nephews. Don was preceded in death by siblings; Betty McMahon, Annette Shutts and Kenny Shutts as well as his two best friends; Polly and Chuck Wagon.
Services will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. prior to the start of services. Contributions in Don’s memory may be made to Lake Como Lake Assoc. Box 95, Homer, N.Y, 13077 or Four Town Ambulance 109 Main St., Moravia, N.Y. 13118
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