Brenda P. Skaggs, 75, of 13 Downing Drive, passed away Sunday (Nov. 30, 2014) at UPMC-Hamot Hospital in Erie.
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Born Sept. 22, 1939, in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late James Paul and Beula Johnson Haag.
On Dec. 8, 1956, at St. Francis Church in Bradford, she married Floyd E. Skaggs, who survives.
Mrs. Skaggs attended Bradford High School. After her youngest child was born, she began working at W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery in 1968. She had worked as a buffer and held various other jobs on the factory floor and retired in 1998 from the customer service repair department.
She was, at one time, a stay-at-home mom and enjoyed raising her children. She was also a den mother for the Cub Scouts for several years.
She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church.
In addition to her husband, Floyd of 58 years, she is survived by six children, Dennis (Carita) Skaggs of Bradford, Larry Skaggs of Pittsburgh, Steven (Kimberly) Skaggs of Bradford, Janet (Jeffrey) Morris of Bradford, David Skaggs of Bradford and Susan Coder of Philadelphia; one sister, Janice (James) Barnoff in Florida; one brother, Theodore Haa of DuBois; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Floyd E. Skaggs Jr. on Dec. 28, 2002; one sister, Anita Shaffer; and two brothers, Richard Haag and James Haag.
Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St., where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Raymond Gramata officiating. Committal services and burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to
PO BOX 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312, or the
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 2 to Dec. 9, 2014