Obituaries—Georgia L. Skillen & John W. Batchelor
Here are some local obits.
Georgia L. Skillen
On Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Georgia L. Skillen, of Oakmont, passed away at the age of 94.
Georgia was the beloved wife of the late George T. Skillen; loving mother of Russell F., George J., Ronald W., Albert G. Skillen and the late Charles T. Skillen, Jeanne Pratt, Mary McCullough and Kathy Estep. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Saturday between 2-6 pm in the English Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 378 Maryland Avenue, Oakmont PA, 15139 where a Blessing Service will be held following a visitation at 6pm. Interment will be private.
John W. Batchelor
John W. Batchelor, of Longwood at Oakmont (formerly of Penn Hills), died on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at the age of 97.
John was the abeloved husband of the late Agnes Batchelor; dear father of John (Rosanna) Batchelor, Jr. and the late Walter A. Batchelor; father-in-law of Cathy Batchelor; grandfather of 5; great-grandfather of 5.
John was the manager of Turbine Generator Engineering at Westinghouse Electric Corp., and was a longstanding member of First Reformed Presbyterian Church in Penn Hills.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, August 4, 2012, 10 am at First Reformed Presbyterian Church, 12900 Frankstown Rd. Pgh, PA, 15235. Entombment will be private for the family only at Allegheny Cemetery, Lawrenceville.
If desired, the family suggest memorials be made to Camp of the Woods, P.O. Box 250, Speculator, NY 12164. Arrangements entrusted to BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. Oakmont.