Obituary of William J. Skellen Jr.
William J. Skellen Jr., 75, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Mount St. Mary's Hospital. Born in Hulberton, NY on January 31, 1944 he was the son of the late William J. and Florence (Hessenthaler) Skellen.
William entered the United States Army on May 15, 1963 and was honorably discharged on February 23, 1965 as a PFC. He was the true definition of a "Family Man", his family meant everything to him. When William wasn't working and taking care of his family, he enjoyed traveling with his wife and working on cars.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine (Stockings) Skellen; sons, William J. (Christa) Skellen III and Neal Slocombe; daughter, Grace (Dan) Yelen; ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Albert Slocombe, one brother and two sisters.
There is NO PRIOR visitation. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC.
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