Obituary of Owen D.“Corky” Shultis

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Owen D. “Corky” Shultis, 66, of Egremont died Saturday December 21, 2019 at his home. Owen was born on January 14, 1953 in Hillsdale N.Y. son of Owen and Evelyn (Jenkins) Shultis. Owen worked for forty three years at Simon’s Rock College where he was the Maintenance Supervisor. He enjoyed fixing things, working with his hands. He was always busy and content just puttering around his home. Owen was also very involved with St. Peter’s Church in Great Barrington where he helped with the dinners. Owen is survived by his wife of twenty two years, Barbara (Rumovicz) Shultis, two sons, John and David Shultis and one brother, Brian Shultis.

Funeral Services for Owen D. “Corky” Shultis will be held on Friday December 27 at 10:00 AM at Saint Peter’s Church in Great Barrington with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. Family will receive friends on Thursday December 26 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Owen’s memory may be made to either the Berkshire Humane Society or Fund for Simon’s Rock c/o Institutional Advancement in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through

5 Responses to Obituary of Owen D.“Corky” Shultis

  1. Barbara and family: I am so very sorry and sad to read of Corky’s passing. My prayers are with you.

  2. barb i am so sorry to read of corkys passing, my heart aches for you , im here if you need anything, memories help, call on them, love you girl

  3. Absolutely heartbroken to hear of Corkys passing – a kinder and more generous soul I know not. Barb – sending you and your family my deepest condolences, and all the love and strength I can muster.

  4. Barb, We are so sorry to hear of Corkys passing. Our blessing go out to you and your family. Corky was a very kind man who always took the time for friendly hello! He will be remembered as a man who always had a smile on his face and will be greatly missed.

    Mark & Lacy Consolini
    (donation in his honor made to Simons Rock College)

  5. Barbara,
    I worked for years at the college with Corky. A truly great guy. I am sending prayers for peace and comfort to you.

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