Walter F. Skomski Wednesday, June 7, 1922 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Walter F. Skomski age 94, of North Tonawanda, May 10, 2017. Loving husband of the late Sophie (nee Gorzki) for over 65 years. Dear father of Linda (Robert) Nedley of Omaha, NE and Robert (Christine) Skomski of Bergen, NY. Grandfather of Kathryn and Leah Nedley, John (Natalie) Skomski and David Skomski. Great-grandfather of Juliette Skomski. Brother of the (late) Stanley and Watson Skomski and Theresa Boyce. At the age of 14 Walter and a friend saved a young boy from drowning in the Barge Canal in Medina where he was born. A graduate of Medina High School, Walter served in the Army during WWII from 1942-1945 achieving the rank of Technician Fourth Grade while serving in Italy and Africa. He worked hard for his family until his retirement from Tube Manifold Corp. in 1984 where he was a Plant Manager. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and grandfather. He was also a kind and gracious uncle to many nieces and nephews and a faithful friend. No prior visitation. Friends and family are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial to be held on Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. form Our Lady of Czestochowa R.C. Church, interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Western New York. Guest register available at frettholdfuneralhome.com.