PROCTOR - Charles W. Skuba Sr., 91, of Proctor, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
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He was born in Proctor Sept. 3, 1922, the son of Michael and Anna (Bundas) Skuba.
Charles was a graduate of Proctor High School class of 1940, where he was active in all sports.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater. He was involved in the invasion of Normandy and was wounded in combat there. He was a Purple Heart recipient.
On August 6, 1949 he married Irene M. (Vajda) Skuba.
Mr. Skuba was a Master Electrician, employed by Vermont Marble Co.
He was a member of the American Legion Post #31 and the VFW.
Charlie loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed taking care of all their flower gardens with his wife, woodworking and the N.Y. Yankees. His sense of humor, quick wit and gentle soul will be missed by all who were lucky enough to know him.
Surviving are his wife; a son Charles W. Skuba, Jr. and his wife Linda of Rutland, and their children Todd (Lisa) Hotchkiss and Kelley Hotchkiss and her fiancee Shawn Holden; a daughter, Nancy A. Webster of Rutland and her children, Jessica (Keith) Norris, Jenna (Mat) Webster and Jackson Webster; and three great-grandchildren, Dylan Hotchkiss, Dalton Hotchkiss and Jayden Charles Norris.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at St. Dominic's Church in Proctor, with a reception to follow. Officiating will be the Rev. Thomas Houle, pastor.
Burial will follow in South Street Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to St. Dominic's Parish in Proctor or the Rutland County Humane Society.
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Published in Rutland Herald from May 2 to May 3, 2014