Whitinsville- Richard P. Skowronski Sr., 85, passed away peacefully at his home on Wed. Oct. 6, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. His loving family was at his side.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary A. (Diggins) Skowronski; 3 children, Richard P. Skowronski Jr. and his wife Lynn of Thompson, CT Cheryl A. Skowronski of Linwood, and Robert J. Skowronski and his wife Denise of Douglas; 8 grandchildren, Paul, Ricky III, Samuel, Matthew, Brittany, Christopher, Joseph, and Hailey; 8 great-grandchildren, Colin, Kylie, Charlie, Parker, Ashton, Adam, Kaydence, and Landon; a brother, Edmond Skowronski of Tucson, AZ and a sister Carolyn Stalcup and her husband William of Port O’Connor, TX; as well as several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Born in Worcester, MA on Sept. 18, 1936 he was the son of Edmond and Blanche (Petkus) Skowronski and grew up in Worcester. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict. For 36 years, Richard worked for Wyman-Gordon in Grafton.
Dick enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, golfing and perfecting his lawn. His home and yard were a great source of pride for him. Most of all, however he enjoyed quality time with his family. Always a gentleman he was a wonderful husband, father, grand and great-grandfather and will be missed.
As to his wishes, Dick will be cremated and services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory may be made to:St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To leave a condolence message for his family please visit: www.Jackmanfuneralhomes.com
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