Meadville Tribune

January 20, 2013

Wanda J. Skiff

Meadville Tribune

GREENVILLE — Wanda J. Skiff, 74, of Methodist Road, Sugar Grove Township, Greenville, passed away at 3:25 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in UPMC Presbyterian Pittsburgh, after a brief illness.

She was born in Saegertown on Dec. 3, 1938, to the late Clinton and Irene Watt. She married Earl Ivan Skiff Sr. on June 20, 1959, at Kennard Methodist Church; he passed away in April 1995.

She attended Rocky Grove Schools and was a graduate of Franklin High School.

She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Greenville, where she was active with its vacation Bible school. She enjoyed singing country and gospel music and playing her guitar.

Survivors include a son, Earl Skiff Jr. and his wife, Susan, of Chicora; a daughter, Judy Alfano and her husband, Larry, of Mansfield, Ohio; and six grandchildren, Katie Cline, Kelly Cline, Melissa Skiff, Richelle Skiff, Arianna Skiff and Rebecca Brocious.

She was preceded in death by her devoted husband; her loving son, Robert Skiff; infant daughter, Susie Skiff; a sister, Eleanor Watt; and two brothers, Ralph Watt and Walter Watt.

Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.

The funeral and committal service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Baptist Church, 101 Donation Road, Greenville.

Burial will be in Sheakleyville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 101 Donation Road, Greenville, Pa., 16125.

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