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Daniel J Skillinge

Plains, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Apr 1999 (aged 65)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Plains, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100141199 · View Source
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Daniel J. Skillinge, 65, of Plains Township, died Sunday at the Inpatient Unit of Hospice Community Care, Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Plains Township, he was the son of the late Samuel and Catherine (Konitski) Skillinge.

He was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, class of 1951, and was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Plains Township.

He was employed by Sincavage Lumber Co. for 35 years, retiring in 1997.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Plains American Legion, Joseph E. Conlon Post 558.

He played minor league baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals and was inducted into the Plains Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.

He and his wife, the former Pauline Labuda, celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary on Sept. 29, 1998.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Dr. David, Allentown; brother, Walter, Plains Township; sisters, Charlotte Jescavage and Lillian Skillinge, both of Plains Township; one granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

Military funeral services, conducted by members of the Plains American Legion, will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Corcoran Funeral Home, 20 S. Main St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Plains Township.

Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Plains Township.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Church or to Hospice Community Care in Kingston.




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