John P. Skilbeck, 67, of Brighton Township, passed away unexpectedly Saturday April 13 in Heritage Valley Beaver. He was born February 20, 1946 in Detroit, MI and was the son of the late John and Mary Beer Skilbeck. John had lived in this area for the past 15 years, coming from Lunenburg, Mass., had been employed as a Chemical Engineer for Nova Chemicals in Potter Township and was a volunteer for Animal Friends.
Surviving him are his wife Janice D. Chandler Skilbeck, a son and wife, Jonathan and Anna Skilbeck, Minneaopolis, Minn., a daughter and husband, Hilary and Jason Harvey, Evanston, IL, 4 grandchildren, Max and Clara Skilbeck and Clive and Arthur Harvey, and a brother and wife, William M. and Joan Skilbeck, Chatsworth, CA.
Friends were received Thursday from 12 until service time at 5 PM in the Todd Funeral Home, 340 Third Street, Beaver. The family suggests contributions may be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237