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Joseph C. Skyzinski

Born: Thu., Jul. 20, 1922
Died: Thu., Mar. 12, 2009

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Mr. Joseph C. Skyzinski, 86, of Baden, PA passed away at 7:00 PM, Thursday, March 12th, 2009 while in the company of family members at Villa St. Joseph of Baden. Formerly of Freeport

Joseph was born in Butler Junction section of Freeport, PA on July 20, 1922, the son of the late Walter and Helen (Badaczeski) Skyzinski.

Joe was a lifetime member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church Freeport. He served in the US Army during WW II. Joe owned and operated at Scott's Grocery Store and worked for Fishers Appliance Store, both in Freeport at the same time for many years. He closed the grocery store in the early 1970's and continued to work for Mr. Henry Fisher at the appliance store. He then purchased the appliance store when Henry Fisher passed away. He ran this store until the mid 90"s.

Joe was a life member of the Freeport Sportsman's Club and a member of the Freeport VFW. He enjoyed and a had a great passion for vegetable and flower gardening. He took great pride in his tomatoes. Joe devoted many years of his life in taking care of his sisters, Julia and Sister Mary.

Joe is survived by a sister, Marie Sander of Irwin, PA and by numerous nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his 2 brothers; Leonard and John Skyzinski. 4 sisters; Julia Scott, Sister Mary Stephen Skyzinski, Elizabeth Metzger, Sophie Skyzinski and 3 siblings in infancy.

Family and friends are being received on Sunday March 15th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the
Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport, PA

A parting prayer service will be held in the funeral home at 10:30 am that will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Freeport, PA, at 11:00 am on Monday, March 16th, with Father Edward Volz officiating.

Burial will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery Freeport, PA with Military Honors.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church 608 High St. Freeport, PA 16229

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Eleanor Huth

My thoughts and Prayers are with all ot the

Skyzinski family at this time of sorrow.

Joe was a very hard working man..

GOD BE WITH YOU, JOE.

MAY YOU REST IN PEACE...

Eleanor (Gamble) Huth


Pat Mrozinski

We bought so many appliances from him when we lived in Sarver years ago. He was always a nice man to deal with. God Bless. Pat Mro

Harold E. Brothers

Sympathy to family. WE loved going to the little store on the corner and missed it when it closed. He will be missed. Former Freeport residents Harold and Bonnie Brothers, Salem IN

Paul White

My sympathy to Joe's family. Joe gave me my first line of credit to buy a Lawnboy lawn mower when I was 14 years old. A fine man; rest well, Joe.

Paul White

Sarasota, FL




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