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Benjamin Joseph Skanes

Passed on: August 31st, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, August 31st ,2013 surrounded by his loving family Benjamin Joseph Skanes, age 83. Predeceased by his loving Companion Gladys Hearn (off 25 yrs). Son Jeffery, Parents Benjamin and Clarice, Brothers Harold, Gerald, Robert and Graham, Sister Alfreda. Leaving to mourn , Daughter Sharon(Stephen Lewis), Sisters Emma(Late Leo Murphy), Marjorie, Margaret(Peter Miller),Sister-in-law Joyce, 4 Grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews. Along with his extended family Verna(Gerald), Linda(Bill), Pat(Thea), Barbara(George), Kenneth(Florence), Carol(Art), their Children and Grandchildren. Special thanks to his buddy Art, Doctors and Staff at the Health Science. At his request cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will be held on Friday September 6th at 2:00 p.m. at the United Church Bell Island. Inurnment to follow at St. Boniface Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Cyprians-St. Mary’s building fund Bell Island.


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