John Albin (Jack) Shulin, 86, died Friday July 9, 2021. He was a loving father, pappy, poppop, husband and friend. Since moving to Cumming, he was a parishioner at Saint Brendan Catholic Church. Prior to then, he was an active member and volunteer at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church in Peachtree Corners, GA. Jack was a member of Chi Psi fraternity, Korean War Veterans, and Master Gardener. Jack was a longtime advocate for the "Fair Tax" and he was also a political junkie who believed that America needs to go back to its religious roots.
Jack was born in 1935 in Great Neck, New York on Long Island. He was the son of Albin Anthony and Ona Marie (Dauksis) Shulin. After he graduated from Great Neck High School, he obtained his Associate of Science from SUNY in Farmingdale, NY. He entered the Army in 1957 and was sent to serve in Korea. Jack then continued his education at the University of Georgia receiving his BS in Agriculture Economics. Upon graduation, Jack spent his working years in various managerial sales positions. His favorite was with HON Industries as a regional sales representative of the Prime Mover division.
Jack leaves behind his wife MarySue (Palmer) Shulin, his children John Shulin, Jr, Cindy Thompson, Russell Shulin, Randall Shulin, and Randall's wife Megan. He also leaves behind his sisters Arline Burdewick, and Karen Shulin, sister-in-law Mercy Lee Shulin, and his grandchildren Paxton Thompson, Reece Thompson and Charlotte Shulin. His brothers Charlie and Eddie preceded him in death. He will be missed by his numerous friends he made throughout the years.
Jack's viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 18 at Ingram Funeral Home 210 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA 30040. His funeral will be Monday July 19, at 1 p.m. at St. Brendan the Navigator 4633 Shiloh Road Cumming, GA 30040. There will be a reception in the Social Hall of the church immediately following the funeral. The funeral Mass will be livestreamed at https://bit.ly/Shulin The password is Shulin.
"Our sincere condolences Mary Sue, Jack was a special personality and his passing has saddened our family. We'll always remember Jack for Fair Tax discussions; perhaps some day, it will come to be. But even more, our daughters will always remember Jack as the MOQ parishioner who always went out of his way to speak to them in Spanish and make them feel welcome. All our love - The Gonzalez Family (Mike, Karen, Alejandra, Leidy, Ana and Bella)"
"Jack was a faithful Catholic, loving husband, proud father and grandfather, and loyal American. A life well lived and well left. "
"I remember the first time my cousin Mary Sue introduced Jack to our family, he was absolutely bursting with love for our precious Mary Sue. He immediately became family that day, we have all been so blessed to have Jack in our lives and to witness the love they shared. It has also been a blessing to see the love and adventures Jack and Mary Sue shared with each of their families. A person like Jack will live on forever in our hearts. May God bless Mary Sue and your entire family as you celebrate Jack?s beautiful life! We love you Mary Sue.
Art and Pam Furtney "
"I knew Jack and Mary Sue from the General Raymond G. Davis Chapter of Korean War Veterans Association. I thought the world of Jack and loved and admired his personality, charm and treasured his friendship. He will be sincerely missed by our Chapter and we will keep Mary Sue in our thoughts and prayers.
"Mary Sue - so sorry to hear about Jack. I?m not sure you ever knew but he reminded me of my Dad, love when he visited the office to tell his stories. May God comfort you and your family in his arms."
"My Husband, Bill Theobald who died in 2019 and Jack shared the same birthday and year. Bill always thought is was nice to have a friend at church that was exactly the same age. Thinking of his family. Gracie Theobald"
" I enjoyed getting to know Jack while serving on the usher team with him at Mary Our Queen. I appreciated his sense of humor and his welcoming spirit. I send my condolences to Marysue and the rest of his family. Alex Bartholomai"
"I remember Jack as the FairTax guy at MOQ. He was always very serious at church. But he would always help you when you needed. He was a good Christian. Both Brooke and I send Mary Sue and the family our condolences for your loss "