Anthony “Slim” Skalicky

Born July 9th, 1921 and passed away June 4th, 2007 with his loving wife Doris by his side.

Slim was predeceased by his first wife Delma in 1988, brother Lawrence and sister Margaret.

Surviving family members are sister Dorothy and brothers Alfred (Doreen), Peter (Kay) and Leonard (Meredith), daughter Laurel (Peter), grandson Troy, daughter Cindy (Jim), grandsons Ben & Dustin.

Stepchildren Stephen (Dianne), Dan, Ken (D’Arcy), John (Helen), Dianne (Warren), Doreen (Jerry), 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Slim was proud to have served with the 1st Canadian Paratroops Battalion. He also enjoyed many summers at the Shuswap with family and friends.

The family would like to thank the Doctors and nurses at M.S.A. Hospital for their kindness and help, and a special thank-you to Cara for making Slim’s last hours peaceful.

He will be remembered and missed by all who were lucky to have known and loved him.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, June 11th at 2:00 p.m. at Gladwin Heights United Church, 3474 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford, B.C.

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