Nicholas S. Welgos of Wilkes-Barre died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, in Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.
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Born in Hudson, he was the son of the late Steven and Anna Kundratick Welgos. Nicholas attended Coughlin High School and was a sign painter, working most of his career at the former Fowler, Dick and Walker. He was a World War II Army veteran and was a member of Civilian Conservation Corps.
Nick was a loving and devoted father and grandfather who enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his daughter and granddaughters fulfilling their every wish. He was a kind and patient man who never refused a request for assistance from family or friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, John, Walter, Metro, Michael; sisters, Theresa Gazinski, Mary Kozich and infant sister, Helen.
Surviving are his wife, Helen Ulichny Welgos; daughter, Jan Shoener (husband, Carl); granddaughters, Melanie Shedlock (husband, Paul) and Nikki Shoener; great-granddaughter, Abigail Shedlock; sisters, Dorothy Sabatini, Anne Giovannini; brother, Joseph.
Funeral services were held from the Yeosock Funeral Home with interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dallas.
Yeosock Funeral Home - Plains
40 South Main Street
Plains, PA 18705
Published in Citizens' Voice on Sept. 16, 2013