David H., Sr., of Glen Rock, passed away April 13, 2014. Beloved husband of 58 years to Eileen (nee Reilly). Loving father of Susan and husband Ray Deming of Glen Rock, David H Skinner Jr., of Ramsey, Stephen J. and wife Gigi Skinner of Hawthorne, Paul C and wife Lynn Skinner of Wanaque. Adoring grandfather to Kaitlyn, Matthew, Emily, and Amanda. A long time Parishioner of St. Catharine R.C. Church in Glen Rock, he was Principal of the Glen Rock Central School from 1978-1993. Previously, he was Principal of the Glen Rock Jr.-Sr. High School from 1968 - 1978. David earned his undergraduate from Manhattan College in 1952, and earned his Masters from Hofstra in 1954, and did Post Graduate work at St. John's. David was a combat Medic in the Korean War, where he was wounded and received the Purple Heart. David was Past Commander of VFW Post 850 Glen Rock, a member of the American Legion Post 145 Glen Rock, and also was a member of the Hobbyists in Ridgewood, and the Activities Club of Glen Rock. He was an avid Mets, St. John's Red Storm, and Notre Dame Football fan. In 1946, David was a lifeguard at Long Beach NY, where he met the love of his life, Eileen. The Funeral Mass will be Monday April 21, 2014 at 10 AM. in St. Catharine R.C. Church Glen Rock, with interment to follow in St. Luke's Cemetery, Ho-Ho-Kus. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 PM, at the Feeney Funeral Home, 232 Franklin Ave, Ridgewood.
Feeney Funeral Home
232 Franklin Avenue Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Published in The Record/Herald News on Apr. 15, 2014