March 15, 2017

Joseph Paul Shatas Sr., 96, of Amsterdam, NY; died Wednesday March 15, 2017 at Wilkinson RHCF in Amsterdam.

Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, which will be celebrated Tuesday March 21, 2017 at 11:15 at St. Mary’s Church, 156 East Main Street, Amsterdam, NY.

A calling hour will be held one hour prior to mass at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at St. Mary’s. Interment will follow at St. Casimir’s Cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Joe’s name may be made to Montgomery County Office for Aging (Memo) Meals on Wheels, in appreciation for all of the meals served to Montgomery County residents. 135 Guy Park Avenue, or to St. Casimir’s Cemetery Fund, 156 East Main Street, both Amsterdam, NY 12010.

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