Anthony L. Kaminski

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Anthony L. Kaminski

August 23, 1945 - July 11, 2018

Anthony L. Kaminski, 72, of Turbotville passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Shamokin, Aug. 23, 1945, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Urbanowicz) Kaminski.

Tony was a 1963 graduate of Mount Carmel High School, and had served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He had managed truck stops in Milton, Greencastle and Chesterton, Ind. He had also worked for the Ye Olde Meeting Place, Milton.

Tony was a terrific cook who enjoyed making cookies and catering weddings. He had also taught Polka dancing in Mount Carmel, Shamokin and Harrisburg. In earlier years he had won the Harvest Moon Polka Dance Competition in New York City.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milton where he helped with the church meals, the 40 et 8 Club in Milton and the Polish Club in Mount Carmel. Tony was also a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus and an ardent Penn State fan.

Tony is survived by two sisters, Helen Hirsch of Mount Carmel and Rita Prentiss of Turbotville; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Henry Kaminski, Joseph Kaminski and Edward Kaminski.

Friends and relatives will be received for a visitation from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, July 19, at the Shaw Funeral Home 400 North Front Street, Milton, followed by the Funeral Memorial Mass at 12:30 at St. Joseph Catholic Church 109 Broadway, Milton.

Burial with military honors will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Milton.
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Published on July 13, 2018
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