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Viola M.
Skotniski (Wallis)

March 13, 1939 – January 27, 2019

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Obituary for Viola M. Skotniski (Wallis)

Viola M. Skotniski
January 27, 2019

Viola M. Skotniski, 79, of Oswego, died Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the Oswego Hospital. She was born in Mexico, NY; the daughter of the late, Samuel and Olive Twiss Wallis. She retired from the Maintenance Department of the Carrier Corp. She was an Honorary Member of the Pulaski American Legion Post #358 Ladies Auxiliary. Viola was pre-deceased by, her husband, Edwin E. Skotniski, Sr. in 1990 and her daughter, Marsha Shannon, in 2012.

Viola is survived by, her sons, Edwin E. Skotniski, Jr., of Pulaski, NY and Michael Skotniski, of Jordan, NY; four daughters, Theresa Laux, of Mexico, NY, Julie Quackenbush, of Mexico, NY, Cathy Alexander, of IL and Karen Marshall, of VA; along with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; her sister, Myrtle Winklestein, of Mexico, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from the Harter Funeral Home, Inc. 9 Washington Avenue, Mexico NY. Spring Interment will be in the South Richland Cemetery at 1 p.m. on May 13, 2019. Friends and family are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home, prior to the service.

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First Visitation

When Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Harter Funeral Home - Mexico
9 Washington Avenue
Mexico, New York 13114
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Viola's Funeral Information

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 7:00pm
Father Jamie Shultz
Harter Funeral Home - Mexico
9 Washington Avenue
Mexico, New York 13114

Interment Information

Monday, May 13, 2019 1:00pm
South Richland Cemetery
County Route 41
Pulaski, New York 13142
Interment Extra Info
Spring Interment


  • American Legion Auxiliary
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