Ryan Paul Schuler, 36, of Dallas passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at his home.
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He was born in Wilkes-Barre, the son of Larry and Margaret Blamire Schuler.
Ryan was a graduate of Dallas High School and earned an associate degree from Luzerne County Community College.
Ryan was involved in weight training and body building. He was a personal trainer with Shapes in the Back Mountain. He was an expert marksman and an avid fisherman.
He helped train dogs for the police in numerous communities. He enjoyed working with animals and was a vet tech for some time.
Ryan was a loving and caring uncle to his nieces.
He was a member of Shavertown United Methodist Church.
Ryan was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Harry and Edna Blamire, Parsons; paternal grandfather, Paul Schuler, Reading.
Surviving are a sister, Gretchen and her husband, Robert Pugliese, Dallas; nieces, Chelsey Conahan, Gina Pugliese and Ava Pugliese, all of Dallas; grandmother, June Schuler, Reading; several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday from Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with the Rev. Lynn Snyder, pastor, Shavertown United Methodist Church, officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Donations in Ryan's name may be made to Blue Chip Rescue Farm, c/o 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 18612, or the Luzerne County SPCA, Fox Hill Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 27, 2012