Maria Skac

Maria Teresa Skac

Sunday, September 4th, 1921 - Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Maria Festa Skac, 98, of Somers, beloved wife of the late Frank Skac and daughter of the late Marco and Maria (Managinello) Festa, died Tuesday November 12, 2019. Born September 3, 1921 in Hartford, she was a resident of Somers since 1941. Maria retired in 1981 from Hamilton Standard. Over the years, she enjoyed sewing, knitting, camping and most of all, ballroom dancing. She and Frank raised three children and four grandchildren. Maria leaves her daughter, Pat Perry and her significant other Edward Graves, both of Somers; four granddaughters, Virginia Ennis and her husband Jeff of Manchester, Anita Weeks and her husband Todd of Winchester Center, Maria Blackwell and her husband Michael of Winsted, and Elizabeth Newton of Franklin, MA; her other grandchildren, Teresa and Scott Waitkus of Stafford Springs, Christine Perry of East Hartford, Patricia DeMarco, Mary Skac, Caroline and Edwin Lugo, and Frank and Danielle Skac, all of RI; 21 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren.
Besides her parents and her late husband Frank, Maria was predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law, Arlene and John Farwell; her son and daughter-in-law, George and Barbara Skac; her sister Isabella Karatkiewicz, and her brothers Jerry and Joseph Festa.
Her family will receive relatives and friends from 10 to 11 am on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main Street, Somers. A service honoring Maria’s life will be held at 11 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Somers West Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Maria may be made Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, 555 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT 06511. For online condolences, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 30th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, November 30th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Somers Funeral Home
    354 Main Street
    SOMERS, CT 06071
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, November 30th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, November 30th, 2019 11:00am
    Somers Funeral Home
    354 Main Street
    SOMERS, CT 06071
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Somers West Cemetery
    Address Not Available


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Elizabeth Newton

Posted at 12:07am
Grandma had a strong love for family and cared deeply for others. She taught me so many things about life and love. She made me feel special. She will always be a part of our lives.

Seth H Newton and Family

Posted at 03:19pm
May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.
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