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Harry Skuris

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A Memorial Service will be held Friday, February 20, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church, 410 Jackson St., Gridley, for Harry Skuris, 86 of Gridley, California. He passed away Sunday, February 15, 2009 at Enloe Medical Center of natural causes.

Harry was born April 1, 1922 in Marysville, California. He was a life long resident of Gridley, having farmed locally for many years. He served in the United States Army Air Corp during World War II and was stationed in England. He enjoyed traveling and visiting with his family. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Gridley No. 1594 and the Warren McCutcheon Post 5731 VFW.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and one sister.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Angeline Skuris of Gridley; one son, Stephen Skuris of Los Angeles, CA; and two daughters, Maria Skuris of Gridley, CA and Ginny Lapetoda of San Diego, CA. He is also survived by two brothers, John Tessaro of Stockton, CA and Pete Skuris of Gridley, CA; three sisters, Deena Ferrera of San Jose, CA, Kay Leoni of Carmichael, CA and Ruby Lee of Sacramento, CA; and six grandchildren.

Mother, Delia Faye of Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church will officiate at the services. Interment will he held at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery.

Contributions to the Friends of the Library or Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church are suggested by the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Feb. 18, 2009
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