Brenda P. Skaggs

Brenda P. Skaggs, 75, of 13 Downing Drive, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014, at UPMC-Hamot Hospital in Erie.

Born September 22, 1939, in Olean, NY, she was a daughter of the late James Paul and Beula (Johnson) Haag.

On December 8, 1956 at St. Francis Church in Bradford she married Floyd E. Skaggs, who survives.

Mrs. Skaggs attended Bradford High School. After her youngest child was born she began working at W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery in 1968. She had worked as a buffer and held various other jobs on the factory floor, and retired in 1998 from the Customer Service Repair Department. She was, at one time a stay at home mom and enjoyed raising her children. She was also a Den Mother for The Cub Scouts for several years.

She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church.

In addition to her husband, Floyd, of 58 years she is survived by six children, Dennis (Carita) Skaggs, of Bradford, Larry Skaggs, of Pittsburgh, Steven (Kimberly) Skaggs, of Bradford, Janet (Jeffrey) Morris, of Bradford, David Skaggs, of Bradford, and Susan Coder, of Philadelphia, one sister Janice (James) Barnoff, of Florida, and one brother, Theodore Haag, of DuBois, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Floyd E. Skaggs, Jr. on Dec 28, 2002, one sister, Anita Shaffer, two brothers, Richard Haag and James Haag.

Family will be receiving friends on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 3 to 5 & 7 to 9pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 372 East Main St., where funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 with Rev. Raymond Gramata officiating. Committal services and burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to American Diabetes Association PO BOX 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312, or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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