Celebrate 55 years

Mr. and Mrs. Skea

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Skea, 6438 Pillmore Drive, Town of Lee, recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.

Skea and the former Kathleen McGuire were married in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Lockport on Jan. 5, 1957.

Skea was employed as an Associate Aquatic Biologist for the NYDEC in Rome until his retirement in April, 1988. Mrs. Skea worked for the Oneida County Health Department in Rome for over 15 years, retiring in 1990.

They are the parents of Mrs. James (Vicki) Gillen, Brantingham; David, Front Royal, Va.; Mrs. Brian (Catherine) Crawford, Town of Lee; Melissa, Whitesboro; Jodi, Camden; and Mark, who passed away on March 31, 2010.

They have 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.