Thomas Skarda Obituary

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In Memory of

Thomas J. Skarda Jr.

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On January 26, 2014, Thomas James Skarda, Jr. of Bel Air passed away peacefully in his home. Devoted husband of Paula D. Skarda (nee Mertel). Beloved father of Jared Thomas Skarda and the recently departed Justin Paul Skarda. Loving "pop-pop" of Gavin Thomas Skarda. Dear father-in-law of Ann Skarda. Dear brother of Charles, Robert, and Richard Skarda. Loving brother-in-law of Paul Conrad Mertel. Tom was a graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and a funeral director for 47 years. He has been serving the community of Canton for 40 years as owner of the Thomas J. Skarda Funeral Home. Tom will have a visitation...
On January 26, 2014, Thomas James Skarda, Jr. of Bel Air passed away peacefully in his home. Devoted husband of Paula D. Skarda (nee Mertel). Beloved father of Jared Thomas Skarda and the recently departed Justin Paul Skarda. Loving "pop-pop" of Gavin Thomas Skarda. Dear father-in-law of Ann Skarda. Dear brother of Charles, Robert, and Richard Skarda. Loving brother-in-law of Paul Conrad Mertel.

Tom was a graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and a funeral director for 47 years. He has been serving the community of Canton for 40 years as owner of the Thomas J. Skarda Funeral Home.

Tom will have a visitation along-side his son, Justin, on Wednesday and Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 PM at the Sterling-Ashton-Schwab-Witzke Funeral Home. His funeral service will be celebrated with his son's at 11AM at the funeral home. Interment will be held at a later date at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made by phone to the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center at 443-287-7953.

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"I heard of both passing just yesterday and my heart has been very heavy. Tom was well known as a pillar of the community and always had his side kick,..." Anonymous Anonymous (Anonymous, DC)

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