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George Collins Skidd, Jr., passed away peacefully May 11, 2017. Born December 12, 1943, the son of George C. and Doris D. Skidd, he is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Claire Cardelle Skidd; his daughters: Laurie Cross and her husband, Michael, Melissa Montanaro and her husband, John; step-daughter, Judith DiPasquale and her husband, Tom Tuttle; eight grandchildren; and his brothers, Kevin Skidd, and David Skidd and his wife, Sue.
Mr. Skidd attended St. Leo’s College in Florida, where he played basketball. He Also attended McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York. He was an avid boater and motorcycle enthusiast, and he was an accomplished amateur photographer. Before retiring to Georgia he was vice president of Collins Funeral Home in Norwalk, CT, where he worked for many years.
A mass will be celebrated at St. Benedict Church 11405 Parson RD, Johns Creek, GA 30097 (770)442-5903 on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. Interment will take place on June 7, 2017 at St. John Cemetery 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850 (203)838-4271 at 9:00 A.M., followed by a memorial mass officiated by Rev. Victor Martin at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Church 1719 Post RD, Fairfield, CT 06824 (203)255-1097.
Donations to your favorite charity will be appreciated in lieu of flowers. Georgia Cremation 3570 Buford Highway, #202, Duluth, GA 30096 (678)584-0914 is assisting with local arrangements. Condolences may be shared at www.GeorgiaCremation.com.