Robert L. Schuyler, 74, of Selkirk, formerly of Sayre, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday March 9, at Albany Medical Center.
He was born on December 5, 1944, in Waverly, NY, the son of the late John E. and Janice (Husick) Schuyler.
Bob joined the Navy in 1963 and served until being medically discharged in 1966. He then worked many years manufacturing fire engines with American LaFrance in Elmira, NY, followed by Kovatch Mobile Equipment in Nesquehoning, Pa. He was an active member in the American Legion including past commander in Tamaqua, PA. Bob loved to play golf and cards with his friends.
He is predeceased by his loving wife of 50 years, Henrietta "Cookie" Schuyler as well as his brother John W. Schuyler, and sister Jean Winslow.
He was a loving father to his four daughters Terrie (Bill) Rogers of Hazelton, PA, Veronica Bishop of Newark Valley, NY, Lorraine (Bill) McCarthy of Waverly, NY and Michelle (Barry) Van Steele of Bethlehem, NY. He adored his 8 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He will also be missed dearly by his sister Dorothy "Dutch" Soule of Waverly, NY.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 12pm-2pm at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, PA. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at 2pm with the Rev. Linda Rogers officiating.
Memorial donations may be made in Robert's memory to: to the American Cancer Society.