Joseph D. Skilinskis, 67

OSWEGO, NY – Joseph D. Skilinskis, 67, a resident of 151 Miner Road in the town of Scriba, died Sunday June 29, 2014, at home.

Joseph D. Skilinskis
Joseph D. Skilinskis

Mr. Skilinskis was born in Fulton and was the son of the late Joseph and Marion Henderson Skilinskis.

He was the husband of the late Constance Mason Skilinskis.

He found passion in homemade engineering through crafting his own custom motorcycles and was and a devout and respected mechanic.

He enjoyed studying gemology with his wife and in his later years traveling with friends.

He is survived by his two daughters, Debra Elmer of Scriba and Lorie (George) Seaton of Scriba; a son, Joseph W. (Irene) Skilinskis of Scriba; 21 brothers and sisters; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held in North Scriba Cemetery Thursday at 10 a.m.

Calling hours will be Wednesday 5-7 p.m. at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home 112 E. Second St., Oswego, NY 13126.