He was born in Oswego to the late Harry and Ruth (Stewart) Shatrau. He has been a longtime resident of Fulton. He was a United States veteran having served in the Navy from 1960 to 1963.
Mr. Shatrau co-owned and operated NET Tool and Die, Fulton for more than 40 years.
Mr. Shatrau was an avid golfer and he enjoyed traveling and spending winters in Florida.
He was pre-deceased by his wife, Yvonne Shatrau, in 2012, and granddaughter, Janell Granger.
He is survived by his children, Robert “Boog” (Christine) Shatrau Jr. of Fulton, Melissa Granger of Fulton, Wallace (Deborah) Cummins of Fulton, Jeanette (Richard) Mills of Fulton, and James L. Cummins of Virginia; 11 siblings, Vaundaugha Larson of West Virginia, Helena Rockwood of Lysander, Richard Shatrau of Fulton, Sharon Poyneer, Mike Shatrau Linda Scriber, Brenda Shatrau Donald Shatrau, all of Oswego, Peter Shatrau of NOrth Carolina, Timothy Shatrau, Christopher Shatrau, all of Oswego; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at All Saints Episcopal Church, Fulton with Rev. Harold Avery officiating.
In the spring, Mr. and Mrs. Shatrau will be buried together in the Forever Garden, All Saints Episcopal Church, Fulton.
Calling hours will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.
Contributions may be made to the Regional Oncology Center of Syracuse, East Adams St. Syracuse, NY 13210.