Bruce Skillen

Obituary of Bruce Skillen

At Wingham & District Hospital on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, Bruce Skillen of Wingham passed away at the age of 71.

 

Loving dad of Adam & Rachel Skillen and Kerrie Skillen. Cherished step-dad of Kelly & Ryan Greig and Chris Stevenson & Julia Barlow. Proud and devoted Papa to Tanner Stevenson, Ethan Skillen, Alexis and Hunter Greig and Kaysia, Chase and Kolden Stevenson. Dear brother of Bonnie & Bill Brown, Linda Bennett, Heather & Rod Leigh, Lois & Bill Kelly and Tom Skillen. Bruce will be dearly missed by his partners in life, Dale Taylor, Sue Skillen and Kaytlyn Creutzberg, his extended family, many close friends near and far and his feline companions, Jackie and Jazz. He is predeceased by his parents Kenneth & Irene (née Lariviere) Skillen, brother Gary Skillen and niece Andrea Skillen. 

 

Bruce was a positive light in this world. He was kind, caring, thoughtful and generous with his time and talents. Bruce was always playful and young at heart – he loved to laugh and make people’s day. He was a great friend to people of all ages in the communities where he lived and worked. His presence will be missed at the arenas where he worked and cheered on his grandkids and their teammates. 

 

Visitation will be held at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Thursday, February 13th from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the Wingham Knights of Columbus Centre on Friday, February 14th at 2:30 p.m. with a Celebration of Bruce’s Life to follow at 4:00 p.m.

 

In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Wingham, Lucknow or Howick Minor Sports or the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and can be placed through McBurney Funeral Home, 519-357-1170.

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Thursday
13
February

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday, February 13, 2020
McBurney Funeral Home
35 Patrick Street West , ON
Wingham, Ontario, Canada
(519) 357-1170
Thursday
13
February

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 13, 2020
McBurney Funeral Home
35 Patrick Street West , ON
Wingham, Ontario, Canada
(519) 357-1170
Friday
14
February

Funeral service

2:30 pm
Friday, February 14, 2020
Wingham Knights of Columbus
99 Kerr Dr.
Wingham, Ontario, Canada
Friday
14
February

Celebration of Life

4:00 pm
Friday, February 14, 2020
Wingham Knights of Columbus
99 Kerr Dr.
Wingham, Ontario, Canada
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