Margaret Freda Skuffham
Margaret Freda “Susie” Skuffham (nee Gauley) celebrated her 88th birthday on April 14 with grace and joy. She died in her sleep the night of April 15, 2002 at the Hartford Retirement Centre, Morrisburg.
She is predeceased by her husband, Jack Clifford Skuffham, who loved her dearly. She leaves her son Bob and daughter-in-law Dianne of Windsor, N.S.; daughter Betty of Toronto; granddaughter Jennifer and her husband Darren of Wolfville, N.S.; brother Jim Gauley of Grenville, Q.C. She will also be missed by nieces, nephews and many friends, all of who were privileged to enjoy the happiness and optimism with which she viewed life.
She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas Edwin Gauley and Alice Lillian O’Brien.
Mrs. Skuffham was active in church and community affairs when she lived in Quebec and the Maritimes. She was a very creative woman and, with her husband Jack, crafted beautiful sterling silver jewellery which was much admired. She was a supportive and loving wife and an exceptional mother.
Funeral service was held at St. James Anglican Church, Morrisburg on Sat., April 20 with Rev. Bill Byers officiating. Interment at St. Lawrence Valley Cemetery, Long Sault.
Pallbearers were Michael Gwynne, Ian Gwynne, Brennan Brazeau, Don Brazeau, Brian Skuffham, Arthur Gauley, Rick Pienta and Tim Pienta.
“May the love of God surround you, shelter and protect you, as you embark on the final journey of your life.”