SKATULER; Michael Joseph III, 71, of Summerville Center, Queens County, passed away peacefully in QE II Health Science Centre, Halifax on Monday, July 14, 2014.
Born in Ashley, PA, he was a son of Ellen M. (Hughes) Skatuler and the late Michael J. Skatuler Jr..
Michael graduated from St. Leo’s Parochial School and , after being a window trimmer for a large department store in Wilkes-Barre for a few years, he and a partner decided to open a Gulf Service Station which he operated for thirty years. Upon retiring, he became a crew chief for a National Hot Rod Association company which won three national records. To this day, people in the racing circles know Mickey Skatuler’s name. He was a master craftsman and built exceptional pieces of furniture. In 2003, he moved to Florida and in 2012, Michael became a permanent resident of Canada and made Nova Scotia his home.
Surviving besides his mother is his spouse Heather.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A private family graveside memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Pember, Heddie, and Elbert Edwards
With sympathy you have our love and prayers
Walter and Sherri Miller
Walter and I were so sorry to hear of Michael’s passing,although I only met him once he seemed to be such a nice man and so happy,he really liked it here in Summerville Centre and was telling us about the new piece you built on your house.Our sincere condolences to you and your family,keep the happy times in your heart to help you make it through,our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Billy and Maxine Joudrey
Heather, sorry to hear of Michael’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Eddie and Evie
Sorry to hear about your loss, Our thoughts and prayers are with you .
Heather : Sending sincere condolences.
Joanie & Peter Davies
Heather, thinking of you, our sincere condolences. Hugs
Heather, so sorry to hear about Michael. I really shocked when I read that he passed away. I didn’t know that he was ill. My sincere condolences to you and the family from myself and Gorham Chapter.
John & Donna Murray
Our sincere condolences Heather. Anything we can do to help, let us know.
Robert & Sally Fader
So sorry for your loss.
Leon & Norma Robertson
Heather, We are so sorry for your loss. Please pass on our condolence to the family
Leon & Norma
john & annette
Billy Stoffel III
I would like to share my sympathy to all the family, it was sad to hear the news today loss of my grandfather.
Sending my condolences in the recent loss of your husband and my dad
Sorry to hear of the loss of your grandfather William “Billy” Stoffel! Will keep you and your family in my prayers’
It a sad day when you lose a spouse ,so sorry for your loss I pray you take comfort in knowing he left 4 beautiful children behind .Michael ,Mark ,Amy and Lori I am so sorry for your loss and know no matter what both your parents are in Heaven looking down on you all.
Sorry for the loss of a great man, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
You will be missed by many. RIP. You’re in a happy place now.
Linda (Mossman) & Robert Trainor
So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts & Prayers are with you. Take care & GOD bless.
To the family to the late Michael Skatuler,
I want to extend my condolences on the loss of your loved one. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
With sincere sympathy,
Sterling Bellievau, MLA