Sheila Marie Morusty, 72, of Groton, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at Guthrie Cortland Regional
Medical Center.
Sheila was born April 6, 1951 in Cortland, a daughter of the late Harmond and Clara (Drake) Adams. A lifelong area resident,
she was a graduate of Dryden Central School and was employed for 42 years with Pall Trinity Micro in Cortland. A veteran of
the US Army, Sheila was a Past Commander of the Carrington-Fuller Post 800 American Legion in Groton, and was the Post's
first woman commander.  She also supported programs for area youth, Girl Scouts and the Post 800 American Legion
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Robert Morusty, of Groton; her children: Jason Morusty (Rose), Faith Morusty,
and Robert Morusty, Jr.; grandchildren: Jason, Jr., Zoe, Heaven, Angel, Damian, Justice, Alex, and Scott; several
great-grandchildren; her sisters, Stacy Goddard (Jack) and Serena Sill (Rick); and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Scott and Kirk Adams.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 25 in Bird Cemetery, Locke. 
There are no calling hours.  Arrangements are with the Shurtleff Funeral Home (