Anthony W. Wilk, 72, of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday afternoon, June 8, 2014, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Stanley and Mary Lesczynski Wilk.
Tony attended Ss. Peter and Paul Elementary School and was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Class of 1960.
Tony was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Tony was employed by Plains Manufacturing for many years and Nabisco Corp. and last by Social Security in Plains Township.
He was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township, and a longtime member of the choir.
Tony was member of the Plains American Legion, Joseph E. Conlon Post 558, the Polish American Veterans Association, the Polish Club and the Carpatho Russian Citizens Club, Plains Township.
Tony loved to golf and working in his garden.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Stanley, Edward and Walter Wilk.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Margaret Kislow Wilk; daughter, Donna Wilk, Dallas; sons, Joseph Wilk, at home; and Tony Wilk and his wife, Krissie, Sacramento, Calif.; brother, John Wilk and his wife, Christine, Wilkes-Barre; several nephews and nieces.
The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday from Corcoran Funeral Home Inc. 20 S. Main St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township.
Interment will be held in the parish cemetery, Plains Township.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorial donations may be made to Ss. Peter and Paul Food Pantry, c/o 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township, PA 18705, or to the
Online condolences may be made at www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.
Corcoran Funeral Home
20 S Main St Plains, PA 18705
Published in Citizens' Voice on June 10, 2014