Obituary for Betty Skomski
Betty Ruth (Lasher) Skomski, 93, formerly of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan died Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Acton Life Care Center. She was the beloved wife for 50 years of the late Anthony J. Skomski.
Born in Detroit, Michigan on October 22, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Reuben Frank Lasher and Anna Josephine (Johnson) Lasher. She grew up on a chicken farm in Ludington, Michigan and graduated from Ludington High School, where she played on the basketball team, in 1941. She was an art major at Wayne State University in Detroit where she received a Bachelor Degree and an Education Certificate.
During World War II, she served in the U. S. Navy Waves and was stationed in Washington, D.C.
A resident of the Detroit area for over 50 years, she worked at the Detroit Medical Center as an Executive Administrative Secretary. A resident of Marlborough, Massachusetts since 2010, she enjoyed gardening, bird watching, and nature walks.
Survivors include her daughter, Sara Elizabeth Honig and her husband Peter Scott of Concord, two grandchildren, Elizabeth Anne Honig and Andrew Scott Honig, both of Concord, and one great grandson, Wyatt Scott Honig of Concord. She was also the mother of the late Cynthia Anne Skomski.
Funeral Services will be held on April 22, 2017 at Verheyden Funeral Home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the National Audubon Society, 1200 18th Street, Northwest #500, Washington, D. C. 20036.