Ella L. Shultz, 90, Henderson

HENDERSON, NY — Ella L. Shultz, 90, of Henderson passed away Sunday, Oct,. 2, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County.

Arrangements are entrusted to Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville, NY where friends and family can make call 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022.

She was born on May 9, 1932, in Union, Oklahoma, to the late Nick and Mary Musshafen.

On Nov. 18, 1950, she married the love of her life Chester Shultz.

Ella was known for her great love of family, gardening and of the outdoors. She loved watching the birds and wildlife that visited her backyard. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking for family and friends. No one went hungry in the Shultz house!

Outside of caring for her family, she worked for 40 years raising puppies for the Elhew Kennels in Scottsville and Henderson. Before her illness, she was active at Queen of Heaven Church in Henderson.

She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years in 2007 and a son, Charles, in 2008.

Surviving are two sons, Frank (Janece), and John; two daughters, Sue (Jim) and Sharon (Bob); several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Don and Denis; a sister, Stella; and many friends and extended family.

The family would like to thank her dedicated aides and Hospice of Jefferson County for their excellent care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ella’s memory to Hospice of Jefferson Co., 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601, Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD., 21741 or to the SPCA, 25056 Water St., Watertown, NY 13601.

Online condolences can be made at www.carpenterstoodley.com