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Anna Skura

Born January 20, 1914

Anna Skura, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the age of 101.

A lifelong Delawarean, Anna was born in Wilmington on January 20, 1914, and was a daughter of the late Theodore Stecki and Catherine Kuzio Stecki.

She was a loving wife and mother who devoted her life to caring for her family. An excellent cook and superb hostess, Anna adored entertaining friends and planning family gatherings, doing so well into her 90’s. She enjoyed spending time outdoors working in her yard and in her leisure time, traveling to various locales. Anna will be remembered for her quick sense of humor and worldly wisdom. She will be dearly missed by all.

In addition to her parents, Anna was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Mitchell Joseph Skura and siblings, Stephen Stecki, Mary Kohl, Julia Marushchak and Olga Radulski. She is survived by her daughter, Dianne Poore; several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and great nephews; and her best friend, Theresa Wisniewski.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am on Tuesday morning, February 3, 2015, at Holy Spirit R.C. Church, 12 Winder Road, Garfield Park, New Castle, DE 19720, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will follow be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Spirit R.C. Church, at the address listed above.


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13 Condolences for Anna Skura

  • My deepest sympathy and loving memories to a remarkable lady whom I will miss very much!

  • We have wonderful memories of Anna and her great sense of humor. She was a very special lady, and will be dearly missed. We send our thoughts and prayers to Dianne and Anna’s family and loved ones.

    John and Florence Poore

  • Dianne,

    What a beautiful life your Mom lived and what a beautiful relationship you two had. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you and keep you during this difficult time.

    Karen and Chuck

  • My sincere sympathy to the family of “Ms Anne”. A great neighbor. She was generous, witty and
    always sharing a big laugh. She will be missed, but leaves many cherished memories.

  • Dianne,

    Your Mom was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Please take comfort in your memories of all of the good times you shared.

    With sympathy,

  • Diane,

    Annmarie and I extend our condolences on your mother’s passing. You did a remarkable job of taking care of her for many years. Our thoughts are with you.


  • Dianne, I am writing this from Valparaíso, Chile where I spend my winters. When you lived on the east side of Wilmington across the street from George Grey elementary school I was your next door neighbor. This was 60 years ago, My family moved when I was in the second grade. We lived in the only single(non-row) house in the neighborhood. I remember that your Mother cooked you ravioli and you didn´t like it so she brought it over for me to eat. I never even Heard of ravioli before then. I hope you are healthy and happy and live as long as your Mother. Dale Coover

  • Dianne — I wanted to pass on my deepest sympathy to you with the passing of your mother. May your memories of her bring you peace. A mother and her love will always be with you. My thoughts are with you at this time.

  • Dear Dianne,
    My deepest sympathies in the loss of your Mom. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult period. Take solace in the way that your Mom lived her life on her own terms and left this world in the peacefulness of sleep in her own home.

  • Dianne,
    You have my deepest sympathy. It is never easy to loose a dear loved one and especially a mother. I hope you find comfort in knowing she lived a full life and you both had a very special close relationship.

  • Ira, how happy I was to see your note after all these years. Please send me your e-mail address. My mother was a great person and my best friend. Your story about the ravioli made me smile! Hoping we can get together sometime.

  • Thank you so much, Barry and Annmarie.

  • Dianne, I’m so sorry for your loss. Please take comfort from what God has promised us in John 5:28,29. Where he lets us know that soon we will be able to see out loved ones again. Please be assured your family will be in my prayer.