Born:October 25, 1924

Passed Away:October 22, 2013

Location:Sun City West, Arizona

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Marcel Skonezny

Marcel Edward Skonezny

Marcel Edward Skonezny passed away on October 22, 2013.  He was born in Depew, New York on October 25, 1924 and served in the U.S. Army in World War II.  Marcel was an auto salesman and owned his own dealership in the Buffalo area.  He was predeceased by his twin sister, Marcella (late Walter) Urbanek and by his first wife, Edith (Konwiczka) Skonezny.  Marcel’s second wife, Mary Skonezny, passed away in 2004.  Marcel lived his last 36 years in the Sun City area where he and Mary enjoyed golf and the company of many friends.


Marcel is survived by his son, Paul (Darlene) Skonezny, of Baldwinsville, New York, granddaughters Dawn (Brian) Kinville, and Joy (Craig) Doan, and great-grandchildren, Adam, Reagan, Evan and Mason and several nieces and nephews.  Also surviving in Arizona are Pat (Rich) Paris and her sons, David and Michael of Ohio, Maryann (Larry) Wood, and her daughters, Dana (Mark) Keller of Alaska, and Jodi (Scott) Kaczynski.


A mass of Christian burial was held on his 89th birthday, October 25, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church in Baldwinsville.  Marcel will be laid to rest in St. Augustine’s Cemetery in Lancaster, New York.


Contributions may be made to Hospice of Arizona, Del E. Webb Inpatient Unit, 19702 N. Routzahn Way,  Sun City West , AZ  85375

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4 Memories to “Marcel Skonezny”

  1. Jodi Kaczynski says:

    Uncle Marcel will be missed. We were very close and we will always cherish the memories growing up with him. He will always be in our heart. We will miss his jokes. Scott and Jodi

  2. Dana Keller says:

    We will miss our Uncle Marcel so much! He will always be so close to our hearts. He was like another father to me. When we arrived in Arizona in 1979, he took great care of us and helped us get on our feet. He was a very kind and gentle man, with a big heart, and he loved spending time with his Arizona family. We will miss him dearly. He will always be a part of us. Mark and Dana

  3. ------- says:

    Marcel Skonezy was 88 years old when he passed away on Tuesday 22 October. He would have been 89 on 25 October.

    Mary and Marcel Skonezny had lived in Phoenix since 1976, when they both moved from Buffalo, NY.

    All his Phoenix relatives and friends will surely miss him. He always had a smile and had a great sense of humor.

    Signed,
    Maryann and Larry
    Dana and Mark
    Jodi and Scott
    Patty and Rich
    David
    Joanne
    Maryalice, Lexi and Ariana

  4. Rich and Pat Kaczynski says:

    We always enjoyed visiting with Marcel at the family gatherings. He will be missed by all of us. May God bless him and keep him in His care.

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