Loretta T. Skrabalak, 89, of Binghamton, died peacefully at her home, Tuesday, 24 August 2004. She was predeceased by her husband, John S. Skrabalak. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Danielle Skrabalak, Binghamton, James and Irene Skrabalak, Panama City Beach, Fla.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Patricia Markle, Johnson City, Donna and Melvin Burr, Binghamton; seven grandchildren and spouses, Tony and Mary Kay Skrabalak, Albany, N.Y., Dina Skrabalak, California, Jill Skrabalak, Portland, Maine, Kimberly Burr, Kensington, Md., Michael Burr, Binghamton, and Jacqueline and Nathan Markle, Johnson City; three great grandchildren, Ryan, Morgan, and Marina Skrabalak, all of Albany, N.Y. Loretta was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Binghamton. Lottie was a loving, kind and giving woman. One of her greatest gifts was a kidney donation to her sister, Jennie Crane.
A private memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, August 28, 2004. It is the wish of the family that memorial contributions in Loretta's name may be made to Lourdes Hospice Unit, 161 Riverside Dr., Binghamton, 13905, or to the Make a Wish Foundation of Central N.Y. c/o Hotel Syracuse, 120 Madison St., Syracuse, N.Y. 13202.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on 30 August 2004