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Ann Skiljo

Ann Skiljo Ann Skiljo, 91, of Crystal River, Fla., formerly of Farrell, died on Nov. 28, 2018 at Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Fla.
She was born in Farrell on April 26, 1927, to the late Mathew and Helen Hercha Sarsan. She married Matthew Frank Skiljo Sr. Nov. 5, 1949, and he preceded her in death on May 25, 1981.
Mrs. Skiljo was a Farrell High School Class of 1945 graduate. She continued her education at Westminster College in New Wilmington and earned a teaching certificate from Edinboro State College.
Ann was a wonderful wife, homemaker, mother and preschool teacher. She was formerly employed at Mrs. Fitzgerald's Preschool Program and Farrell Area Head Start Program.
An active member of St. Anthony Church, she was a member in the Saint Theresa Society and served as a past officer. She was a past president of the Parent Teacher Organization of St. Anthony School.
Survivors include her children, Janice (Lee) Haris of San Francisco, Calif., Rebecca (David) Gardner of Ayer, Mass., Matthew (Margaret) Skiljo of Sharon and Deborah (Randy) Hodges of Crystal River. Ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren complete the family.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Bragg; and a brother, John Sarsan.
Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 600 Waterfront Drive No. 210, Pittsburgh, PA  15222.

Ann, 91, of Crystal River, Fla., formerly of Farrell.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday (12-7-18) at THE SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 3126 Main St., West Middlesex.
Service: Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday (12-8-18) at St. Anthony Church, Sharon, with Fr. Matthew Ruyechan officiating.
Interment: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on December 4, 2018
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7 posts

Mavis Shannon Odem
Dec 12, 2018
Sending our prayers and sympathy. She was a wonderful neighbor.
Mike, Bob, Andy Androsko
Dec 07, 2018
Such a wonderful person and neighbor. God Blessed You with a beautiful family.
Flora L. Newby
Dec 06, 2018
Praying for the family
Flora L. Newby
Dec 06, 2018
So sorry to learn of Ann's passing. She was such a wonderful, kind person. I worked with her and she was always kind and had a smile. I know she will be missed.
Colleen Passaro
Dec 06, 2018
I have such fond memories of Ann growing up in Farrell. I loved spending time in the Skiljo house with such a happy, joyful atmosphere filled with lots of love and laughter. I also enjoyed my visits to Crystal River and visiting with the crew, who always welcomed me with open arms. My heart goes out to all of you and I hope your memories of such a warm and loving mother will help you through this tough time. Hugs to all.
Kimberly Blackburn
Dec 05, 2018
I would like to extend my Deepest Sympathies to the entire Skiljo family. I always loved Ann Skiljo from the first time I saw her which was in kindergarten at St. Anthony's School...she was always such a beautiful person inside and out and I will miss seeing that beautiful smile. I love you Mrs. Skiljo!
Nancy Hahn & Norma Gianni
Dec 05, 2018
So sorry to hear this news. Please know that we are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. God bless you all! 🙏🙏