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Mary Ellen Skove

AGE: 84 • Long Branch

Mary Ellen Schwingel Skove, age 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Monmouth Care Center in Long Branch. Born in Elizabeth, she had lived in Long Branch since 1961. As a communicant of Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church she raised her 9 children in Long Branch and was very active in the Green and White Association becoming an icon at high school football games running the food stands for over 10 years.

She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Arthur G. Skove in 2014. Surviving are her children: John (Cecilia), Mark (Susan Foster), Nancy Jean Skove-Woolley (Alton), Matthew (Cyndi), Luke (Repy), Jude (Renee), Andrew, Thomas (Alexandra), and Simon (Brian); 24 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren

and her sisters, Margaret Kraft, Kathleen Bacon and Elizabeth Sullivan.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 7, 2017 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Ave. (corner of Third Ave.) in Long Branch. Funeral Saturday, 8:30am from the funeral home followed by a 9:30am Mass at Star of the Sea Church in Long Branch. Interment will be at Woodbine Cemetery in Oceanport. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Christ the King Parish, 380 Division St., Long Branch, NJ 07740. Letters of condolence may be sent through the web at
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 6, 2017
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