Hibert F. ‘Skip’ Whelsky, 74

FULTON, NY – Hibert F. Skip Whelsky, 74, of Fulton, passed Tuesday November 3, 2015, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Hibert F. ‘Skip’ Whelsky
Hibert F. ‘Skip’ Whelsky

Born in Darby, Pa., he had resided in Fulton for most of his life.

Skip enjoyed playing horseshoes and spending time with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren.

Skip had worked for many years for Owens-Brockway Glass, retiring in 2000.

He was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Anna May Whelsky; daughter, Torrie
Whelsky; son, Todd Whelsky; brother, Edward Whelsky; and sister-in-law, Sharon Whelsky.

Skip will be forever loved by his wife of 28 years, Danielle; children, Richard (Jeaninne) Whelsky, Kurt Whelsky, Chad Whelsky, Christi (Lyle) Sharkey, Timothy (Molly) Whelsky, Amber Whelsky and Ashley Whelsky; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings,  Mike (Debbie) Whelsky, Rick Whelsky, Anna May Alnutt, Ardell (Larry) Austin and Bonnie Clark; along with several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are private.

The family would like to invite all to a celebration of Skip’s life to be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, at RFH’s Hideaway, 1058 County Route 57, Phoenix.

If family or friends should desire, donations may be made in Skip’s memory to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, New York 13126-0102.

Foster Funeral Home, Fulton, has care of arrangements.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.



  1. @To the Whole Whelsky family. Grant and I send you love an prayers at this time of loss. We’ll remember most his quick smile and never ending sense oif humor. Our sympathy goes out to you all.

  2. To the entire Whelsky Family… Despite the loss of the physical presence of Skip… Take comfort in knowing that God has assigned him to watch over you throughout your lives. I feel for your loss, my most sincere condolences.

  3. Kevin and I our so sorry for you loss. Keep you memories of all the good times that were shared by many close to your heart.I know the PA Whelski clan always enjoyed our times spent together. Skip had such a special smile and we can be sure he is watching over all of us. The entire Whelsky family is in our thoughts and prayers

  4. To the Whelsky family, With heavy hearts we are thinking of you all. It’s so difficult to loose a loved one, our love and heartfelt sympathy go out to the entire family..You have another angel watching over you. Bless you all.

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