Skinner, Russell - August 11, 2016



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Russell Skinner, 80, formerly of Berlin, died Thursday evening (August 11, 2016) at a local convalescent home. Born in New Britain, son of the late Grant and the late Catherine (Hummison) Skinner, he graduated from Berlin High School, served in the US Army, and was most recently employed at Morande Ford. He loved his dogs as if they were his children, and was often seen walking them at Grove Hill Clinic. He is survived by a niece, Lisa Ricciuti of Bristol, her husband David, and their sons Joseph and Anthony. He was predeceased by a sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Joseph Krystof. A graveside service in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill, will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT, 06111.


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