Joseph J. Skripko

Funeral Information

Home: Hampton, NJ
Date of Death: December 06, 2012
Place of Birth: Plainfield, NJ
Birthdate: August 16, 1942
Age: 70
Mass: Monday, December 10, 2012 12:00 PM St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, 6 Church Street in Hampton, NJ
Visitation: Monday, December 10, 2012 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Martin Funeral Home, Clinton, NJ

Biography

Joseph J. Skripko, age 70, of Hampton, NJ passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township, NJ. Mr. Skripko was born August 16, 1942 in Plainfield, NJ and was the son of the late Joseph G. and the late Helen (Pruchnik) Skripko.

Mr. Skripko worked for Johanna Foods in Flemington for over 31 years before retiring. He was an avid baseball player and was drafted by the Milwaukee Braves in 1960 where he played for two years. He was a Charter Member of the North Hunterdon Hall of Fame. He was also a member of St. Ann's Church in Hampton. Most important, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren at their sporting events.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years: Barbara (Crampton) Skripko; his son: Scott Skripko and his wife Lisa of Milford, NJ, his daughters: Beth Colnett and her husband Darryl of Milford, NJ, Nancy Erikson and her husband Matt of Virginia, Suzanne Appezzato and her husband Kevin of Stewartsville, NJ; his grandchildren: Ashley and Kayla Colnett, Scott, Brianna and Marissa Skripko, Luke Erikson, Anthony and Sarina Appezzato; his sister: Mary Lou Pine and her husband Walter, his brother: Jim Skripko and his wife Maryann, and pre-deceased by his brother, John. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Joseph's Life Celebration includes visitation Monday, December 10th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Martin Funeral Home, 1761 Route 31, Clinton, NJ. There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated on Monday, December 10th at 12:00 noon at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, 6 Church Street in Hampton, NJ. Interment will follow at St. Ann Cemetery on the church grounds.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Lung Association, 1031 Route 22 West - Suite #203, Bridgewater, NJ 08807



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Stella & Dennis Becton 2012-12-08 14:32:45
All my thoughts & prayers with the Skripko's family.
Winter Family 2012-12-08 17:53:01
Our prayers and love are with the Skripko family as we know that Joe will be greatly missed by all. Evelyn, Joan, Dee, & Jeannie
William and Bruce Hauck and family 2012-12-08 20:20:49
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May you feel the love and support from all that loved and admirered Joe. God Bless ....the Hauck's
Eric Kahler 2012-12-08 22:58:12
I worked with Joe for many years at Johanna Foods..A great guy. He will be sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family
Jean Oleniacz 2012-12-09 12:39:02
My thoughts and prayers go out to Barbara and family.
Mike & Helen Appezzato 2012-12-09 13:31:45
BOTH MIKE & I WERE DEEPLY SADDENED BY JOE'S PASSING AND WANT TO EXTEND OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO THE SKRIPKO FAMILY. WE HOPE THAT JOE'S GREAT LOVE FOR HIS FAMILY CAN BRING COMFORT TO YOU.
Maureen (McCabe) Roberts 2012-12-09 15:29:37
Suzie and Family - I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great guy and will be always a part of my Hampton memories and especially playing sports with Suzie growing up. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
DONNA MOTTO 2012-12-09 17:25:23
OUR SYMPATHIES GO TO THE SKRIPKO FAMILY.
THE JOHNSON'S 2012-12-09 19:17:08
OUR SYMPATHIES TO THE FAMILY REALY NICE FAMILY
Ken and Jeanette Pine 2012-12-09 22:59:03
Uncle Joe's kindness, compassion and laughter will be greatly missed. We loved and will always love you, Uncle Joe. You hold a very special place in our hearts! Say hi to Bacci and let her know we miss her, too! Peace be with you.
Rick Allen 2012-12-09 23:10:12
I have known Joe for over 40 years and feel we all are better people just knowing him. My thoughts and prayers go out to Barbara and family.
John Deutsch 2012-12-10 01:27:32
Mr. Skripko was an icon at North Hunterdon HS and member of the NHHS Athletic Hall of Fame and dedicated family man. I personally did not know Mr. Skripko but I heard a lot of great things about him. Mr. Skripko lived a full life was respected by many in the North Hunterdon community. Mr. Skripko will surely be missed but never forgotten. My prayers go out to the Skripko family. Respectfully, John Deutsch Administrator
Marty McCormick 2012-12-10 02:04:40
I have many good memories of playing baseball with Joe at North Hunterdon HS and on the Hampton team in the Tri-County league. My prayers go out to Barbara and the family.
Laura, John, Ian & Bradley Reynolds 2012-12-10 13:14:07
All of our thoughts and prayers go out to the Skripko family.
Kiley Family 2012-12-10 13:24:39
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Joe you will be missed by many, but never forgotten. Barb, thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family and we are always here if you need anything. Bill, BJ, Mackenzie and Morgan Kiley
Tom and Christine Esposito 2012-12-10 17:03:47
Scott,Lisa, and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Your Dad was a wonderful man and full of life and always thanked God very his blessings in his life.