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Richard Skibicki

Born: Tue., Mar. 31, 1931
Died: Wed., Apr. 15, 2009

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Mr. Richard Skibicki, 78, of Buffalo Twp., passed away at 12:29 PM, Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 peacefully at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Richard was born in the Birdville section of Natrona Heights PA on March 31, 1931, the son of the late Waclaw (Walter) and Zophia (Rudnicki) Skibicki.

He was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church Freeport, PA 16229.

He worked as a truck driver, crane man and a roll turner at Allegheny Ludlum Steel in Brackenridge for 42 years. He retired in 1993.

Mr. Skibicki was a social member of the Freeport VFW, Natrona Heights VFW, Brackenridge American Legion, Tarentum Eagles, Tarentum Moose Lodge, Saxonburg Vol. Fire Dept., United Steelworkers of America Pensioners Club and the Polish Roman Catholic Union. Richard enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, deep sea fishing, polka dancing, going to camp at Snow Shoe and spending time with his family.

Richard is survived by his three daughters, Phyllis (Jim) Hudak of Freeport; Linda L. (Thomas) Vozar of Leechburg, PA; Marlene (Bob Angus) Thoma of Natrona, son, Walter N. (Beth) Skibicki of Chicora, PA and a brother, Robert (Della) Skibicki of Massillon, OH.

He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife Betty J. (Swartzlander) Skibicki who passed in 1999. His 2 brothers and 5 sisters.

Family and friends are being received on Friday April 17th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport. A Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday evening in the funeral home.

A parting prayer service will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 am that will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Freeport, PA, at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 18th, with Father Edward Volz officiating.
Burial will be held at Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights

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The Ponteri Family

Pap, we love and miss you. It has been a long 8.5 years, but you are now back with gram. Keep smiling and keep dancing together. You will always be in our hearts. We know you are watching over us. Love Scott, Taressa, Malory, Derek and Nicholas.

Sheila (Smith) Bishop-Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Dear family of Richard and Phyllis: My deepest sympathy, did not know you lost your mom as well--May the Lord strengthn you all--Sheila (Smith) Bishop, former neighbor in Sarver, and daughter of former neighbor Gene Smith.

My you all draw closer to the Lord who will bring you all strength and may the wonderful memories of having wonderful devoted parents confort you and give you hope...I have always remembered your family well...


The Scarsella Family

You will be dearly missed by all of us. We will always remember the twinkle in those blue eyes and the smile that the kids always brought to your face. Your life will be celebrated by all the fond memories, family pictures, and times that we spent with you. We hope you are finally at peace with grandma,...doing the polka all over heaven! We love you.

The Adams Family-Orlando, FL


No matter how far I've traveled away from you, you've always been right here in my heart and mind. Now that you are the one traveling the longest distance, it will be the same. Your straight shooting, this is how it's gonna be attitude will be missed. Now that you and Gram are back together, we all know that you are back to what makes you the happiest.

Love you Pap!

Alan "JR"

Lidia and Jan AĀukasiewicz

Dear family of Richard,

We got in tuoch not so long ago and suddenly there is no more chance to meet Richard......

We are deeply touched and we shere all sadness with you.

Loving family from Poland and the Netherlands

Bob and Karen Shearer

Our heartfelt condolences to Richard's family.

Heather, Damen and Carlee (Adams Family)

Saying goodbye was a hard day for us. When Grandma left us it was truly a sad time, but God gave us another 9 years to grow closer to you. I know that the 2 of you are finally together and that brings great comfort to all of us. You will be missed and you are deeply loved. We will see each other again someday, but until then...We Love You!

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