Deborah J. Skidmore, 63, of Scranton, died Monday morning in Regional Hospital of Scranton following an extended illness.
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Born Sept. 12, 1949, in Scranton, she was the daughter of Betty Held Stahl of Scranton and the late Howard O. Stahl. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and, before her illness, was employed by the Lackawanna College Police Academy. Deborah was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Scranton, and the Order of Eastern Star, Martha Washington Chapter.
Also surviving are a daughter, Tara L. Skidmore, Scranton; and a son, Russell W. Skidmore and fiancée, Marissa, Moosic.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth H. Stahl, in 1986.
A memorial service will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton, with the Rev. Scott Loomer, pastor as officiating clergy.
Friends may call Friday, 4 to 7 p.m., in the Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., Scranton, and Sunday, 1 until service, at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, 730 Pittston Ave., Scranton, PA 18505, or the American Diabetes Foundation, 63 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
For online condolences, go to www.duffyandsnowdon.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Nov. 27, 2012