Obituaries

William S. Shyka

U.S. Veteran

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Funeral Home Pancoast Funeral Home

Cremation and inurnment will be private. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Bill's life on Saturday, October 7th from 1-4pm at Marciano's Restaurant, 947 N. Delsea Drive in Vineland.

Obituaries » William S. Shyka

 

AGE: 74 • Vineland

William S. “Bill” Shyka, 74, of Vineland, NJ passed away late Monday evening October 2, 2017 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Bill was born in Bridgeton, raised in Malaga and was a longtime Vineland resident. He was predeceased by his father Dmytro Shyka, mother Daisy (Simpkins) and step-father Ralph Jiannotti, Sr.

Bill was a proud Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He was a skilled carpenter all of his life and a former member of the Recreation Club of Vineland where he could always be found sharing a long story or two! Bill was an avid fisherman and his boat, The Flying Duck, was well known across the Delaware Bay. Before retiring in 2008, Bill was employed as a Supervisor of the Facilities Division at Stockton State College.

Bill is survived by his wife of 51 years, Connie, 2 daughters; Christine Shyka-Beasley (Greg) and Jennifer Newman (Jim), 3 grandchildren; Brandon & Elizabeth Beasley and Georgia Newman, sister & brother-in-law, Helen Lovell (Robert), brother & sister-in-law, Ralph Jiannotti (Kathie) as well as several nieces & nephews.

Cremation and inurnment will be private. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Bill’s life on Saturday, October 7th from 1-4pm at Marciano’s Restaurant, 947 N. Delsea Drive in Vineland. To e-mail condolences and/or tributes, please