Jeanne Skurkay

Jeanne Skurkay

Jeanne Skurkay, of Somerset passed away Friday, July 31st at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 68. Born in New Brunswick, she was a lifelong resident of Somerset. She worked for the Stop & Shop Supermarket in Somerset for 28 years in various positions before retiring in 2004. She was also a member of the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Union, #1262. Jeanne enjoyed watching General Hospital, car rides to the casino and spending time with family, especially her granddaughters. She was the “jokester” of the family, always ready for a good laugh, always willing to tell a funny story. She was the life of any party. She made her presence known whenever she entered a room. She was predeceased by her father James Reed in 1995; mother Geraldine Reed (Capella) in 2004; and husband, Lawrence M. Skurkay in 2012. Surviving are her daughters, Beth & Kelly Romer, both of Somerset; granddaughters, Kristina Nieves(“Patricia”) and Riley Fitzgerald (“Jackie”); sisters Sally Reed and Nancy O’Brien of Somerset; nephews, John O’Brien and his family of Franklin Park, Scott O’Brien and his family of Somerset, and Kyle O’Brien and his family of Somerset; several great-nieces and nephew; sisters-in-law, Carol Skurkay of South Carolina and Beth Beberman-Giffin of Delaware; and nieces Jessica and Sarah Skurkay of Delaware. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 6th from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton Street, Somerset. A Blessing will follow on Friday, August 7th at 10 AM at the funeral home with burial to follow in Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick. The family has requested that donations toward the cost of the funeral be made in her loving memory.
January 12, 1952 - July 31, 202001/12/195207/31/2020
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Jeanne Skurkay, of Somerset passed away Friday, July 31st at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 68.Born in New Brunswick, she was a lifelong resident of Somerset.She worked for the Stop & Shop Supermarket in Somerset for 28 years in various positions before retiring in 2004. She was also a member of the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Union, #1262.Jeanne enjoyed watching General Hospital, car rides to the casino and spending time with family, especially her g...

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Aug
06
First Visitation
Thursday, August 06 2020
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
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1360 Hamilton Street
SOMERSET, NJ 08873
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Aug
06
Second Visitation
Thursday, August 06 2020
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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1360 Hamilton Street
SOMERSET, NJ 08873
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Aug
07
Service
Friday, August 07 2020
10:00 AM
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