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July 27, 2016 Current Issue Home
Christine Thorn

Christine M. (Brownell) Thorn, 63, Edgewater, Florida, Passed away at home surrounded by family, on April 5, 2016 following an extended illness. Christine was predeceased by her parents, Donald A. and Carol E. (Birdsall) Brownell.

She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Harold Thorn, Edgewater, Fl. Her precious Schipperkes, Milkey Way and Abbie. Also surviving are, daughter, Terri and Jeff MacDonald, Susquehanna, Pa; son, Doug and Kelly Thorn, Port Orange, Fl; beloved grandchildren, who were the light of her life, Kyle, Adam and Cody MacDonald, Alyssa and Alexandria Thorn; sisters, Debi and George Farmer, Longwood, Fl, Nancy and Matt Figura, Daytona Beach, Fl., Jean and Mark Merrell, Vestal, NY, Jane Thorn and Ron Wetzel, Carbondale, Pa, Carol and Al Vaverchak, Ararat, Pa; brothers, Donald and Teresa Brownell, Edgewater, Fl, Doug and Jesse Thorn, Thompson, Pa.

She also leaves behind many special nieces and nephews and aunts and uncles. All are invited to attend a graveside celebration of Christine's life at 11 am on August 13, 2016 at the North Jackson Cemetery, Route 92, Susquehanna, Pa with Lay Speaker, Joyce Thorn officiating.

Paul Skasko

Paul Skasko, 84, of Lanesboro, PA, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Barnes Kasson Hospital in Susquehanna, PA after an illness.

Paul was predeceased by his parents, John and Anna (Fedak) Skasko; siblings, John, Joe, Willie, Nick, Steve, Anastacia, Mary and Julia.

He was survived by his loving wife; June (Cook) Skasko; daughters, Tammy Sutton and Eric, and Tracy Haley and George; step-daughter, Robin Truex and Tim; grandchildren, Cammie Truex and Tom, Sean Truex and Lisa, NiCole Walser and Mike, Robert D. Haley III and Jamie, and Brittany Barton and Jerry; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; several nieces of nephews and loving church family.

Paul served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. After his time in the service Paul worked as phlebotomist at the Barnes Kasson Hospital for several years before becoming a successful insurance agent for Western South Life Insurance Company. He was a devoted member and a Trustee Emeritus of the First Baptist Church in Susquehanna, PA. Paul will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

A private Memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Paul’s Honor to the First Baptist Church in Susquehanna, PA.

Arrangements by Hennessy Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave, Susquehanna.

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