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Andrew Skilling

Andrew Skilling

Sunday, March 1, 2020

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Obituary for Andrew McKay Skilling

Andrew "Andy" McKay Skilling - born on December 5, 1927 in Aberdeen, Scotland ~ passed away peacefully alongside his wife Florence May Skilling (Ramsay) at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, ON on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Andy came to Canada in 1951 with Florence where they were married in Montreal, QC. Loving father of Shirley Barnes, Kathleen Jangi (Charanjit), Andrew (Cindi) and Ian (Heather). Proud Granda to Andrea (Trevor), Christy (Lee), Ryan (Jen), Eric (Tawnya), Daniel (Meghan), Sarita (Mandeep), Anita (Daniel), Aran, Laura, Adam, Alana and Natalie. Great Granda to Conner, Kayley, Camden, Brayden, Greyson, Mya, Ayvenn and Asher. Andy retired from the Electrical Safety Authority in 1992, closing out his career as an electrician and chief electrical inspector. A proud member of the Mason’s for 74 years and active member of the United Church of Canada, he will be missed by all those who he has touched throughout his life. The family would like to thank all of the doctors, nurses and staff at Ross Memorial for their care and compassion. A celebration of his life will be held at Cambridge Street United Church in Lindsay on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. The service will be live-streamed on the Cambridge Street United Church website for those unable to attend. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choice is appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences can be made at www.mackeys.ca

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    Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Cambridge Street United Church
    61 Cambridge Street North
    Lindsay, Ontario
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    Saturday, March 14, 2020
    Reverend Craig Donnelly

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Ted and Evelyn Bush

Dear Florence. Ted fondly remembers Andy as a good electrical inspector and we also remember the fun of square dancing with you both. May God bless you and give you peace in the days ahead.
Ted and Evelyn Bush
Comment | Posted at 09:59pm via Condolence

Carole & Bruce Glass

dear Florence and the family
We joined the service by live streaming. It was a wonderful tribute to a wonderful family. Glad to have known all of you. Carole & Bruce Glass
Comment | Posted at 03:15pm via Condolence

Erich Dawson

Dear Florence and Family- Sorry to hear about the passing of Andy and the church will not be in the same without him. I got to know Andy from the church. He will be missed
Comment | Posted at 11:45am via Condolence

L.Gary Byrne

Sorry to hear of the passing of Andy . My condolences to his wife and family. L.Gary Byrne past master of Gothic Lodge Lindsay.
Comment | Posted at 08:07pm via Condolence

Irene Pfaff

Florence and family


Florence and family: Janice and I are so sorry to know that Andy has passed. We have been good friends and will miss him so very much. God be with you all!!
Comment | Posted at 09:05am via Condolence

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