Francis "Frank" Skay Obituary

Francis "Frank" Skay

February 24, 1935 - July 24, 2017
Born in Woodbridge, New Jersey
Resided in Raritan, NJ



Francis (Frank) Skay

82, passed away July 24, 2017.

Frank was born and raised in Woodbridge, before moving to Raritan in 1961. Before retiring in 1996, he was employed as a fork lift operator for 12 years at GSA Depot in Hillsborough. Frank was previously employed at Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Division an W. T. Grant. He was a veteran of the National Guard during peace time. Frank was a parishioner of St. Joseph’s RC Church in Raritan. In his spare time he enjoyed going to Atlantic City, playing chess, gardening and especially spending time with his family. Frank will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife of 56 years Maryann (Krachun) Skay, a sister Claire Papp from South Carolina, a niece Vickie Donahue, nephews Herbert Heil, Robert and Jeff Krachun and Robert Paulishak.

Prayers will be said 8:30am Thursday at the Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 No. Gaston Ave. Somerville followed by a 9:30am mass at St. Joseph's RC Church, 16 East Somerset St., Raritan. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery in Bridgewater.

Visitation will be 2-4pm and 7-9pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to Somerville First Aid and Rescue Squad or St. Joseph Church in Raritan. To send condolences to the family, visit




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville,, NJ US 08876
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
16 East Somerset Street
Raritan, NJ US 08869
Thursday, July 27, 2017
9:30 AM
St. Bernard Cemetery
551 State Route 28
Bridgewater, NJ US 08807
Thursday, July 27, 2017


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