Nicholas S. Welgos, of Wilkes-Barre, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Hudson, he was a son of the late Steven and Anna Kundratick Welgos. Nicholas attended Coughlin High School and was a sign painter, working most of his career for the former Fowler, Dick & 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; and brother Joseph.
Funeral services weres 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 Times Leader on Sept. 16, 2013