Doris Pritchard Skinner of Matamoras, Pa., dies at age 90


Make text smaller Make text larger





Doris Pritchard Skinner died peacefully on Thursday, July 5, 2018. She was 90.

Daughter of the late William H. Pritchard and the late Margaret Pritchard of River Edge, N.J., she was born in Hackensack, N.J.

She was married to Donald B. Skinner for 64 years until his passing in 2006. They met in 1951 at Bendix Corporation in Teterboro, N.J., where she was a secretary and he an aerospace engineer. Formerly residents of Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J., they retired in 1983 to Friendship, Maine, where they enjoyed 23 years of costal living before moving to Matamoras, Pa., to be near their children.

Survivors include her son, Robert W. Skinner and his partner, Carin Liljedahl of Warwick, N.Y.; daughter, Laura E. Pollard and her husband, James, of Matamoras, Pa.; grandson, Eric Pollard, who is in the Peace Corps and living in Nepal; sister-in-law Grace Machemer of Port Clyde, Maine; nieces, Susan Brennan, Lorraine Entelis, Leslie Hartum, Judy Kroeger, Constance Manero, Debbie Pritchard, Jack Pritchard, and John Pritchard.

In addition to her parents, Doris was predeceased by her brothers William and John Pritchard.

The family would like to extend its gratitude and appreciation to the staff at Belle Reve Senior Living Center, Milford, PA where she was a residence for 9 years and to her physician, Dr. Martin Evers.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford, Pa., for cremation, which will take place at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, Pa.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

John Beardman exhibit now at Chant Realtors
— Artist John Beardman's latest work "About Faces" is now on display at the office of Davis R. Chant Realtors, 106 East...
Read more »
Image

Search for Eagles report, Feb. 10
This season’s third Brandwein Institute Search for Eagles took place in the Delaware Valley on Sunday, Feb. 10, from 12 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. The temperature at the start was...
Read more »
Image

Push resumes to recognize official Pennsylvania amphibian
By Marc Levy
The Pennsylvania Senate renewed its push to make a slimy and unsightly salamander the state's official amphibian in an effort to highlight the plight of a...

Read more »
Image

Narrowsburg Union presents four new exhibits
— Four new exhibitions have recently opened at the Narrowsburg Union, located at 7 Erie St. in Narrowsburg, N.Y.
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Letters to the Editor
Search for Eagles report, Feb. 10
  • Feb 15, 2019
Entertainment
John Beardman exhibit now at Chant Realtors
  • Feb 15, 2019

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Milford, PA