Anthony J. "Bud" Shilcoski

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Jan. 3, 2013

On Jan. 3, 2013, Mr. Anthony J. "Bud" Shilcoski, World War II U.S. Army veteran, passed away peacefully. He was 88.

Mr. Shilcoski was the son of the late Anthony J. "Tony" and Sophie (nee Nareski) Shilcoski. After his service to our country, he began working in radio for WILK and with the invention of television he worked for WNEP-TV Channel 16, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, as a master controller for over 39 years until his retirement. Along with his father, he also owned Bud's Radio & Television in Lyndwood, Hanover Township.

He was the beloved husband for 57 years of Helen M. (nee Clemish) Shilcoski. He is survived by his children, Kristine M. Bowers and husband Richard, of Street, Md.; Anthony J. "AJ" Shilcoski III. of Byron, Ga.; Doreen H. Lubin and husband Dr. David, of Dahlonega, Ga.; grandchildren, Anthony J. "AJ" Shilcoski IV, Emily and Stephen Lubin.

Mr. Shilcoski was preceded in death by his sister, Helen.

Family and friends will honor "Bud's" life with a memorial service at St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery on Prospect Street, Plymouth Township, on Thursday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Memory tributes may be sent to the family on


Published in Times Leader on Jan. 8, 2013
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