Josephine "Dodi" Haney Skubic, 89, formerly of Forest City and a resident of the Carbondale Nursing and Rehab Center, died Monday morning at the nursing center. She was the wife of the late Jacob Haney and Rudolph Skubic.
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Born March 15, 1925, in Forest City, daughter of the late Frank and Amelia Tecar Trelc, she was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Forest City.
She enjoyed baking, dancing, polkas, crossword puzzles, crocheting and her trips to the casinos in Atlantic City. She will be deeply missed by her children and grandchildren, whom she loved very much and were the light of her life.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Carbondale Nursing Center for the kind and compassionate care given to Dodi during her residency.
She is survived by five children, Joyce Carachilo and husband, George, Carbondale; Donald Haney and companion, Lorraine, Carbondale; Joseph Haney and wife, Linda, Forest City; Robert Haney, Waymart; and Barbara Houman and husband, Todd, Waymart; a son-in-law, Joseph Dick, Carbondale; 14 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by three children, Catherine "Kay" Dick, Ronald Haney and Edward "Dinky" Davis; three grandchildren, David Carachilo, Donald Haney Jr. and Danielle Haney; and six siblings, Ann Polensek, Sylvia Benarick, Mary Gordon and William, Paul and Frank Trelc.
A blessing service will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Farview and 41st streets, Carbondale. Interment, St. Joseph's Cemetery, Forest City.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
For directions or to send online condolences to the family, visit www.parisefu
Parise Funeral & Monument
89 Farview St.
Carbondale, PA 18408
Published in Scranton Times on May 13, 2014