Nicholas S. Welgos of Wilkes-Barre died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, in Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.
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.