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Emma Skolkin

AGE: 82 • North Palm Beach, Fla.

Emma Skolkin, 82, of North Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Lakewood, NJ, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, surrounded by her family. Emma was born Nov. 7, 1930 in Trenton, and graduated from Point Pleasant High School in 1948. She married her High School sweetheart, Ed and together they raised their kids in Lakewood, NJ, where she worked in the public school system. They then moved to Monmouth Beach, NJ where she worked for E.A.I. as a program analyst. Upon retirement, Emma & Ed followed their dream and moved to Florida to enjoy their happy ever after and did they ever! They celebrated 62 anniversaries together traveling all over the world alone and with family & friends. Emma's passion was her family and she was there for them for every problem, joy and special occasion. She will be missed greatly but will now be in death as in life, our guardian angel.

Emma was the loving wife of Edward Skolkin; mother to Mark (Holly) Skolkin, Debbie (Matty) Schwartzseid, Larry (Diane) Skolkin, and Tami Battle. The other loves of her life were her grandchildren, Alan, Michael, Emory, Dayna, Meghan, Ryan, Erica, Rachel, Lindsay, and Amanda.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at the Star of David Funeral Chapel of the Palm Beaches, 9321 Memorial Park Road, West Palm, Beach, FL. Entombment will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County at Online condolences may be offered at

Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 29, 2013
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