Saturday, June 12, 2010

Harry Skelles Obituary

Harry Skelles
The Evening Review
Friday, November 27, 1981

Services are to be held Saturday for I. Harry Skeeles, 80, of 301 Harrison St., Newell, who died Thursday about 4:30 a.m. in the Ross Nursing Home following a long illness.
A retired self-employed contractor Mr. Skeeles was born March 27, 1901, in Island Creek, Ohio, a son of Isaac Skeeles and Nina Teneyck Skeeles.
He retired in 1964 as a crane operator at the Crucible Steel Division of Colt Industries in Midland.
Mr. Skeeles was a member of several area bowling leagues and the Newell Lions Club and the First United Methodist Church.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Inez N. Watson Skeeles, whom he married June 29, 1940, survivors include a son, Robert Skeeles of Toronto, a daughter, Mrs. Anthony (Eleanor) Zeno of Steubenville; a brother, J. Orville Johnson of Chester, a sister, Mrs. Mary Harmon of Phoenix, Ariz., five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The rites are to be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Arner Funeral /Chapel in Chester by Pastor Terry Wells of the First Christian Church in Newell.
Friends may call a the chapel this afternoon and tonight.

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