Oct. 11, 1924 - June 29, 2007
NORWALK - Betty M. Skinn, 82, of Norwalk, died early this morning in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 11, 1924 in North Fairfield, daughter of the late Arthur and Iva (Rice) Fay, and was a lifelong area resident. She was a 1942 graduate of Monroeville High School.
She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, where she was a volunteer worker. She was also a member of the Bronson Center Farm Womens Club, the Farm Bureau Council and the Bridge Club. She was an avid gardener and farm wife.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Wilbert D. Skinn of Norwalk; daughters and son-in-law, Beatrice and Richard Barker of Newburyport, Mass., Rebecca Skinn of Norwalk and Marcia Summerfield of New London; sons, Wilbert David Skinn of Chicago, and Darryl Eugene Skinn, also of Chicago; six grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Harry Fay of Canton.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Beatrice Bonnigson, Ruth Header, and Doris Schild.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where prayer services will take place at 8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St., Norwalk with the Rev. Anthony Borgia officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44857.