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James M. Skinner

Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Jun 2006 (aged 62)
Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 175486446 · View Source
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Mr. James M. Skinner, 62, of 3996 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, Pa., died unexpectedly at 8:47 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2006, in the Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa.

Born July 15, 1943, in Mercersburg, he was a son of the late Lester and Olca Hawbaker Skinner.

He was a 1961 graduate of Shippensburg High School, Shippensburg, Pa. He was a lifelong dairy farmer. Mr. Skinner, along with his family, operated Y-ME Farms of Mercersburg. He was an avid collector of Minneapolis Moline tractors and memorabilia. He was a director of Moline Gold Collectors Association. Member of Red & White Dairy Cattle Association of Crystal Springs, Pa.

Surviving are his wife, Joanne M. Sites Skinner, whom he married December 16, 1961; five sons, Raymond L. Skinner, Joseph E. Skinner, John "Jake" Skinner and Roy A. Skinner, all of Mercersburg, and James L. Skinner of Chambersburg; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Phyllis Furman of Chambersburg and Vonnie Pittman of Mercersburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Carl Skinner.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 10th, in Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., with Reverend Lloyd W. Gingrich officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

Viewing 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the services Saturday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to R & W Dairy Cattle Association Reserve Fund, 3805 South Valley Road, Crystal Springs, Pa. 15536.

Public Opinion
Chambersburg, PA
Wednesday, June 7, 2006

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