Betty J. Skiba Obituary

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Betty J. Skiba, Salem, Ohio - obit
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Betty J. Skiba, age 80, died at 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 12, 2018 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation.

She was born August 12, 1938, in Alpena Michigan, the daughter of the late Bethel, Sr. and Denetta (Schultz) Smith.

Betty will always be remembered as a good family mother. She enjoyed crocheting and was baptist by faith.

Her husband, Gerald Lee Skiba, whom she married August 15, 1957, preceded her in death on May 19, 2008.

Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Crick of Salem and Sherri Moore of Lisbon; five sons, Steve (Pam) Skiba of Salem, Scott Skiba of Salem, Willis Skiba of Salem, Jerry (Lori) Skiba of Salem and Wally Skiba of Salem; daughter-in-law, Tracy Skiba of New Garden; 23 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; sisters, Dolores Stevens, Dixie Winters, Darleen Cardwell and Phyllis Summers and brothers, Bethel, Jr., Charles, Kevin and Dewain Smith.

She was also preceded in death by three sons, Stanley, Edward and Wayne “Rocky” Skiba; a grandson, Kevin Joseph Skiba; two sisters, Lela Goldback and Karen Hobby and three brothers, Lee, Donald and Jerry Smith.

Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 at Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Mary Jo Bruinooge officiating.

Calling hours will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the funeral home.

Burial will be at the Hope Cemetery.

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A television tribute will air Thursday, November 15 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.

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