Obituary of Stanley D. Skowyra
Palmer-Stanley D. Skowyra, 85, passed away at home with the love of his family surrounding him on August 23, 2020, after a long courageous battle with leukemia. Danny (Stan) was the son of Joseph S. and Josephine (Przybylski) Skowyra. As a lifelong resident of Palmer, Danny was a communicant at St. Thomas Church. He worked for 32 years for New England Telephone Company and retired in 1991. Danny's woodworking talents kept his hands busy and mind sharp. He was also Treasurer of Top Floor Learning and his many projects live on in the Palmer Public Library. He is survived by his wife, Gloria (Jasnocha), married on June 2, 1956 and their children and families, Joyce Skowyra and William D. Marsh, III of Palmer, Martin Skowyra and Donna of Palmer, Thomas P. Skowyra and Brenda of Salt Lake City, Utah, Christine Skowyra and Kristine LeBlanc of Palmer, Kathleen Skowyra and Holli Brousseau of Rhode Island, Marie Bean and Mitchell of Dothan, Alabama, and Robert Skowyra and Ed Sourdiffe of Chester, Mass. along with 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren of whom he was very proud. Stanley also leaves many nieces, nephews and their families. Besides his parents, Danny was predeceased by his sister Regina Greayer, and brothers Joseph, Anthony, David, and John. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, services and burial will be private for the family. Please contact the family directly for the link to view the live-streaming of the services. In lieu of flowers, for those who wish to donate, contributions may be made to St. Thomas in Palmer or to the charity of your choice.