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George Shellick, Jr.
June 17, 1935 ~ March 7, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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George Shellick, Jr., 87, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Tuesday, March 7th, at home.
George was born in Pottsville, PA on June 17, 1935, the son of the late Anna (Workun) and George Shellick.
He graduated from Minersville High School Class of 1953 as valedictorian; served as President and Vice President during three years; attended New York University and served in the US Army.
He then worked as a draftsman and became a signalman at Conrail. He had membership in the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalman Local 26.
George was enthusiastic about sports - starred as a three sport athlete at Minersville High School (football, basketball and baseball); was a ski instructor on Sharp Mountain in Pottsville; played tennis; and was an avid swimmer and bicyclist into his later years.
He supported all Minersville High sporting events, traveling with friends to Penn State and Hershey to support teams as they won State championships.
George is survived by two sisters; Barbara Horan, of Olney MD, Amelia Davis, of Rockville, MD, and several nieces, nephews, grand nephews and a grand niece.
A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, March 14th with visitation from 10:30 AM until the time of service at Geschwindt Stabingas Ebling Funeral Home, Inc in Schuylkill Haven, PA.
Interment at St. Peter and Paul Byzantine Cemetery, PA.