Theodore Golowski

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Theodore S. "Bear" Golowski, 69, of Exeter Twp., passed away Sunday, October 20 at the Mifflin Center in Shillington.

Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lottie (Trzska) Golowski.

Theodore was a 1962 graduate of Central Catholic Alumni and a 1972 graduate of police academy. A member of the Fraternal Order of Police, he first served as a police officer for the Birdsboro Police Department in 1968 and then for the Amity Twp. Police Department from 1969 to 2001. After his retirement, he was employed as a security guard for the Berks County Courthouse. Mr. Golowski was also honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force.

Surviving are two sons: David M. Golowski, husband of Tracey, of Leesport and Theodore S. Scaffidi, husband of Jen, of Fleetwood. There are four grandchildren: Cody S. and Savannah A. Golowski, and Archer R. and Arden A. Scaffidi. Also a sister, Dolores M., wife of Gary Eckenroth, of Reading. Theodore was predeceased by three brothers: Joseph Golowski Jr. and Eddie and Chester Golowski.

Family will receive friends Friday, October 25th from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc., 4914 Kutztown Rd. Temple, PA 19560.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Theodore's memory may be made to Berks Lodge #71 Hero's Fund, 776 Mount Laurel Ave., Temple, PA 19560. Condolences may be offered at

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Published in Reading Eagle on Oct. 23, 2013