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Thomas L Schilling

Thomas L Schilling

Thomas L Schilling passed away peacefully on Sunday March 3 2019. He was a devoted father, grandfather, great grandfather and Scoutmaster to many. Born August 28 1935 in Scranton, PA to Lester H and Erma Lewis Schilling. As a young boy he was an Eagle Scout living his life with the Scout Oath and Law to guide him and the Motto and Slogan to help him. As a young man he married his wife of 44 years Mary Beth Tuggle in Stone Mountain, GA at the United Methodist Church. They had 4 children Frances, Tom, John, Peter, and lived in a variety of places around the world while working for Univac(Unisys). He moved his family to Hudson, Wi in 1975 where they resided for a majority of years. Thomas was involved in Hudson Boy Scout Troop 140 from mid 1980's until about 2000, inspiring many other boys to become Eagle Scouts. In 2000 Thomas and Mary Beth retired to Stone Mountain, GA where he became involved with Stone Mountain Masonic Lodge 449, Order of the Eastern Star 205, and other community and charitable organizations. In 2013 Thomas returned to Wisconsin to be close to family again. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Mary Beth. He is survived by his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A celebration of his life is planned for March 16 from 1pm - 4pm at Mama Maria's in North Hudson, Wi. In lieu of flowers family asks that you leave a donation with your local Boy or Girl Scout Troop.