Gordon E. Skorup
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Gordon E. Skorup

AGE: 88 • Marlton

Gordon E. Skorup "Gordo", of Marlton died May 24, 2013 peacefully at home with his loving family at his side, 88 years young. Predeceased by parents Paul A. and Anna (nee Lahr) Skorup of Milwaukee, WI and brother Robert N. Skorup. Beloved husband of Margaret "Peggy" (nee Crawford) married for 59 years. Loving dad to Eileen (Mark) O'Rourke of Gibbsboro, Michael (Elizabeth) Skorup of Hockessin, DE, Kathy (Mike) Myers of King of Prussia, PA, Brian (Stefanie) Skorup of Virginia Beach, VA, Thomas (Victoria) Skorup of Newtown Square, PA. Proud and loving Pop-Pop to Jim, Katie, Chris, Paul, Jeffrey, David, Matthew, Jennifer, Kelly, Brigid, Maggie, Sophie and Ethan; Great- Grandfather toTristan and Taylor.

Gordon received his degrees from Milwaukee School of Engineering and Wharton School of Business (Univ. of Penn). He worked as an electronics design engineer at R.C.A. for 35 years where he was credited with multiple US patents before leaving to start and successfully lead the first silicon chip design firm in South Africa. He generously volunteered his time to the Boy Scouts of America, Knights of Columbus and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. His passion and enjoyment, besides his family was being an active member of the South Jersey Radio Assoc. (N2YU). Gordon was loved for his passion for life, which included his global travel, dancing, adventurous spirit and his "Mr. Fix-it" ability.

Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Thursday 7 to 9 pm and Friday 9:30 to 10:45 AM at St. Simon Stock Parish/Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, White Horse Pike at Franklin Ave, Berlin. Funeral Mass Friday 11 am at the Church. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cem, Woodstown. Gordon's family requests in lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, 157 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08091 or Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive Ste. 300, Marlton, NJ 08053. For information and condolences please visit www.giosafuneralhome.com.




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June 8, 2013
Dear Skorup Family,

My deepest condolences on your loss. Mr. Skorup was always welcoming and made me a feel a part of the family when I visited him with Jen. He will be missed.
Mike Yucis
June 1, 2013
Dear Peg and Family, We will remember Gordon at all the Frank Salicondro big band dances. What at time it was when that was going on. So sorry to hear of his passing.
Joe and Kathy Pantano
May 30, 2013
Dear Peggy,
Sorry to hear about Gordon's passing. We will miss him at Shapes to Come. May GOD give you the strength and faith to continue on. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Yvonne Walton
May 30, 2013
So sorry to hear about Gordo's passing. I will miss his wisdom and vast knowledge that he shared on the ham radio nets. My condolences to the family. Sincerely, AA2RR
Ron Richards
May 29, 2013
Dear Peg and family, I want to send my condolences at the loss of your beloved Gordo. He will always be remembered as an active participant of both the step class and ease to the beat at shapes to come. It was a pleasure seeing him in my classes. I will miss him dearly.
Cathy Vassallo
May 29, 2013
A significant impact on my teenage years, Gordo was a man of conviction, and he had the patents to prove it. I would often laugh at his whimsical jokes while family members might utter, "not again!" I'll never forget his wry grin when explaining something far beyond my understanding. An accomplished man who will be sorely missed. May he rest in the palm of God's hands.
Tom Crehan
May 29, 2013
will be missed GORDEN a friend and fellow working member of MT CARMEL , SCHOOL AND CHURCH ."RIP" MY FRIEND . ADRIAN "BUD" WRIGHT
May 28, 2013
Peggy, Brian and family,
Gordon (Mr. Skorup) was as much an asset to Troop 48 as any of us were or are. He was a positive influence on everyone he came in contact with and his legacy will live on with me and the Troop for all of time.
Gary & Mary Pat Lake
May 28, 2013
Thoughts and prayers with the Skorup family.
Pat McGinn
May 28, 2013
Dear Family,
All my contacts with Gordo have been on the air from Colorado, because I am sure if we met with the SJRA group before we moved out here.It sure looked like Gordo lived a full life, which many of us have not done.
Dutch Muetz
May 28, 2013
Dear Peggy i was so sorry to hear about your loss.He will be remembered for how hard he worked at the gym and never complained!We will all miss him dearly. Debbie from shapes to come
May 28, 2013
Dear Peg, and family I'm so sorry for your loss. When I would see Gordo at the gym I would marvel at how good of shape he was in compared to myself. I will miss him dearly. Funny, I just received my ballot today for they June primary. I enjoyed seeing him working the polls at the Evesham fire house.
Gina Farnsworth
May 28, 2013
Mike, Sorry to hear of your loss. Please extend my condolences to your family. Sincerely, John Berger
John Berger
May 28, 2013
We are truly sorry for your loss.
RIP, Gordon.
Bill (NE2H) and Ann Lynch
Mr. & Mrs. Wm. J. Lynch
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