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David J. Skammer  

David J. Skammer

December 20, 1932 – November 26, 2015

David J. Skammer, age 82, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 26, 2015 surrounded by his family.

Born in Kingston, PA on December 20, 1932, David was a son of the late John and Loretta (Mielauskas) Skammer. He attended Bloomsburg University earning a degree in Education and later earned his master’s degree from Temple University. He retired after 30 years serving as a teacher, and then Business Manager and Assistant Superintendent for the Upper Merion School District.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his wife, Joane (Conover) Skammer and daughter, Wendy Skammer. He is survived by his children, Christine Blevin-Skammer (Robert) of Newark and Timothy Skammer (Amy) of Wilmington, DE; siblings, Benard Skammer (Pat) of Richmond, VA and Jackie Skammer of Cape May, NJ; and grandchildren, Alicia Keys (Karen), Elizabeth, Sara, Madeline, William and Samuel.

A memorial mass will be held at 12:00 pm on December 12th, 2015 at St. Margaret of Scotland R.C. Church, 2431 Frazer Road, Newark, DE. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Glasgow High School Golf Team, 1901 S. College Avenue Newark, DE 19702.

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  1. Aimee Chido, December 4, 2015

    Sorry for your loss, he was always a pleasure to be around and he was great at challenging us all, but we loved it


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