Eleanor Skinner

Obituary of Eleanor Skinner

Mrs. Eleanor Skinner, 101, of Fultonville, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 16, 2023 with her family by her side.  Born in Fultonville on January 5, 1922 she was the last living daughter of Giacamo “John” and Florence Cerreto.


A lifelong area resident, Eleanor was a graduate of Fultonville High School.  She worked at Premier Gloves and at General Electric during WWII.  She later would become a home maker, taking care of her family and helping with the family business, The Hotel Arthur.


Eleanor was a parishioner of St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church, and assisted in the Ladies Auxiliary with the Fire Department.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.


She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Charles Skinner Sr.; and all of her siblings.


Survivors include her son, Charles Skinner Jr. and his wife Carol; her granddaughter, Sarah Urtz and her husband Thomas; and two great granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Cassidy; and nieces, nephews and cousins.


A Service of Remembrance will take place on Friday, July 21, 2023 at 11a.m. at Maple Avenue Cemetery, Fultonville.  All are welcome to attend.


In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to River Ridge Living Center Activities Fund, 100 Sandy Drive, Amsterdam, NY 12010 or The Rao Family Meals of Montgomery, Montgomery County Office For Aging, 135 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010.


The family wishes to thank the entire team at River Ridge Living Center for their compassionate and loving care extended to Eleanor in her final years.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Jackson & Betz Funeral Home.  Please visit the online memorial at www.brbsfuneral.com

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Service of Remembrance

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, July 21, 2023
Maple Avenue Cemetery
Maple Avenue Road
Fultonville, New York, United States
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