• Lindquist Funeral Home
    Yarmouth, ME
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
James A. Skillings 1936 - 2013
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Jim and I were in the 1/4 Cav at he same time in Vietnam.prayers to the family of this great man.Rest in Peace my Brother
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Ed and I are simply overwhelmed with sadness. We sure will miss Jimmy and his tremendous smile. Our hearts and prayers are with you all during this sad time.
Susan Dilworth
Thursday, May 16, 2013
I called on Jim as a marketing rep for Genesee Brewing Company. Jim was always open to my "big ideas" and was one of the most memorable characters I met in my 33 years in the beer business. My thoughts are with his family.

Mark Holdren
Fairport, NY
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Jodi, my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
It is such a sad time for the family, but I just know Uncle Jim is up there in heaven telling jokes and making everyone laugh! I can almost hear him telling his "washy, washy" joke now... He'd want us to remember him with a big smile on our faces even if we have heavy hearts. Love to my Maine cousins, Jodi, Judi, Jim, and Don and best to Judith at this time of loss.
See you all tomorrow.
With sympathy, love, and hugs, Kim
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
My thoughts are with Judith. May you be comforted by your memories. I was so sorry to hear.

Michelle Stevens, ARNP (formerly with Dr. Rahangdale)
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Over thirty years ago I had the fortune of meeting Jim and Julie when I dated then married their niece, Betsy. While she and I have not been married for many years, I will always remember the warmth, laughter and caring that Jim extended to those around him. Whenever I am at a hockey game, I think back to the Mariners' years and have kept an eye out for Jim. I extend my sincerest condolences to all of the family and hope that he will remain always in your hearts and minds.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Jim was a special person who will be missed,our thoughts and sympathy are with his entire family today. Jim and Eileen Geller
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Judith, Jodi, Judi, Don and Jim as well as Susan and Donna,

I guess that you already know how Mary Lou and I feel and our sympathy for you all as well as his Cape High classmates of '55 and the Norwich classmates of '59. We all loved Jim so much and I personally will miss him. We often talked that our relationship was that of two brothers. That's the way I'll always remember him.

Dick and Mary Lou Thayer
Monday, May 13, 2013
Jodi & Tim, Judi & Richard, Jim & Gina, Donald & Kathleen & Natasha. We feel all the time we spent with your Mom and Dad was very special, especially our trip to Maine. We had so much fun and so many laughs with Donna and Warren and their wonderful friends who cooked all the lobsters. We will never forget the kindness your family had shown to us. We love all of you and we will keep you in our prayers always. To Judith, please accept our deepest sympathy. Fondly Cherie & John Hopson
Sunday, May 12, 2013
To all the "Skillings" family.
We have such warm and happy memories of both Mom & Dad (Julie & Jim) and send along our love and sympathy. We shall miss them,too. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.
Dave & Esther Johnston
Naples, Florida
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Jodi, Judy Ann, Jimmy and Donald,
Brad and I are so sorry to hear of your Father's passing.
I have always thought of you all as part of our "Maine Family". So many wonderful memories! In particular I remember spending weekends with you at the house in Gorham, riding the horses (Jim and Julie!!!:))), swimming in the pool and laughing until our sides hurt. I'll never forget your Dad hitting the end of the diving board with his butt, flying up in the air and splashing/belly flopping into the pool. Loved spending time with your Mom and Dad when they were RVing with my parents in Sarasota, FL.
Our deepest sympathies to you all and your families in this difficult time. Sending you love, light and prayers.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Judith, you know I'm lifting you in prayer: sincere condolences to the entire family.

Sunday, May 12, 2013
We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Kassy and Larry Clements
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Don, Kate, Jess and Cam,
Prayers to you and your family. May you find comfort in the many memories that you share.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Dear Jim, Gina and girls,
We offer our sympathy and prayers for the lost of your Dad. May he rest in peace with Julie.
Evelyn, Roland and family
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Thank you for your service.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
My husband and I were fortunate enough to do some RV traveling with Jim and Julie. It was always a good time with many laughs and good card games.
My heartfelt condolences to his family.
Shirley Young
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