portrait picture for George Collins Skidd, Jr.

Mass:Tuesday, May 23rd at 10:30 am at St. Benedict Church, 11045 Parsons Road, Johns Creek, Georgia.Memorial Mass:Wednesday, June 7th at 10:30 am at St Thomas Aquinas Church, 1719 Post Road, Fairfield, CT.Interment:Wednesday, June 7th at 9:00 am at St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT.Contributions:In lieu of flowers, donations to the South Norwalk Boat Club Scholarship Fund, 17 Mack Street, Norwalk, CT 06854 or your favorite charity will be appreciated.

George Collins Skidd, Jr.


December 12, 1943 ~ May 11, 2017

George Collins Skidd, Jr., passed away peacefully May 11, 2017.

 

Born December 12, 1943, the son of George C. and Doris D. Skidd, he is predeceased by his parents.

 

He is survived by his wife, Claire Cardelle Skidd, his daughters Laurie Cross and her husband, Michael; Melissa Montanaro and her husband, John; step-daughter, Judith DiPasquale and her husband Tom Tuttle; eight grandchildren, and his brothers Kevin Skidd and David Skidd and his wife Sue.

 

He attended St Leo’s College in Florida where he played basketball.  He also attended McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York. He was an avid boater and motorcycle enthusiast, and he was an accomplished amateur photographer. George was a former member of the South Norwalk Boat Club and had served on the Marina Committee and Board of Governors. Before retiring to Georgia he was vice-president of Collins Funeral Home in Norwalk, CT, where he worked for many years.

 

A mass will be celebrated at St. Benedict Church, 11045 Parsons Road, Johns Creek, Georgia, on Tuesday, May 23rd at 10:30 am.  Interment will take place on June 7th at St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Ave, Norwalk, CT, at 9:00 am, followed by a memorial mass officiated by Rev. Victor Martin at 10:30 am at St Thomas Aquinas Church, 1719 Post Road, Fairfield, CT.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the South Norwalk Boat Club Scholarship Fund, 17 Mack Street, Norwalk, CT 06854 or your favorite charity will be appreciated.

 

Please visit www.collins-funeral.com to leave a condolence.

  1. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The Critchfield family has fond memories of Mr. Skidd at the ball field taking photos of the kids. He created so many memories for other people.

    May 17, 2017
    Critchfield Family -
  • We love you Pop ❤
    Sending prayers and love to Mom ( Claire ) Laurie ,Missy
    Always
    Judy,Sarah and Tom !!

    May 22, 2017
    Judy D -
  • So sorry for your loss. I will miss talking to Mr. Skidd every month, so happy I got to know him. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Hugs, Mrs. Skidd!

    May 23, 2017
    Sonal S. -
  • We were sorry to hear of the death of George Skidd He was friends of our family for a long time. I remember his father who sold us our furniture from A.J. Collins when we got married. Our sympathy to his family for your loss.

    May 26, 2017
    Salvatore and Theresa Patella -
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