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Doris E. “Dutchie” Skala

Posted By Bill On March 8, 2014 @ 10:27 am In Obituaries | 7 Comments


1924 – 2014

Danielson – Doris E. “Dutchie” (Simpson) Skala, 89, formerly of Maple Court, and Massachusetts, died Friday, March 7, 2014, in the Pierce Memorial Baptist Home in Brooklyn, CT. She is the loving wife of the late Robert E. Skala.  Born in Franklin, MA, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Edith (Little) Simpson.

Doris is survived by three daughters Tamara Kelley of Longmeadow, MA, Kathleen Bouchard of Chicopee, MA, and Barbara Dexter and her husband Todd of Sterling, CT; a brother Lewis Simpson of CA, a sister Mildred Beers of FL, beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Doris’ Life on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the Pierce Memorial Baptist Nursing and Rehabilitation Home, 44 Canterbury Rd., Brooklyn, CT. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Doris’ memory may be made to the Pierce Memorial Baptist Nursing and Rehab Resident Council, 44 Canterbury Rd., Brooklyn, CT 06234.  Arrangements entrusted the Gilman Funeral Home. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.

Condolences for the family of “Doris E. “Dutchie” Skala”

Condolence from Beth Pridgen (Punky) on March 8th, 2014 4:36 pm

To family:
I am praying for your peace and comfort. I have such fond memories of Auntie Dutchie, always smiling, always laughing. She will be missed!
XXOO Beth (Punky)

Condolence from Debra Harvey on March 10th, 2014 10:11 am

I am so sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Leslie Packer on March 10th, 2014 10:21 am

I am so sorry for you loss. I pray that precious memories and love will ease your sadness.

Condolence from Greg on March 10th, 2014 12:06 pm

Barbara, I hope joyful memories and love will sustain you during this most difficult time. God bless you and your family.


Condolence from Marsha Standish on March 11th, 2014 8:26 am

Barbara, My thoughts and prayers are with you and I know that you Mother shall remain deeply within you heart forever. Marsha

Condolence from Charylene McCain on March 14th, 2014 12:27 am

My beloved Aunt Dutchie. Rest in peace my beautiful Aunt. My aunt told me so many family stories and happy memories. She was a faithful believer and shared he thoughts on religion with me often. God bless you Aunt Dutchie. I love you and I miss you! God bless all my cousins and extended family members. Charylene Simpson McCain and family (eldest daughter of Charles Simpson, her brother)

Condolence from Dawn Elizabeth Fitzgerald (Simpson) on March 14th, 2014 12:47 am

Auntie Dutchie was such a wonderful Aunt. She always had a kind word and lots of stories to tell. She is the reason I love to sew. She taught me when I was very young. She is and always will be in my heart and a part of my soul. I love you Auntie Dutchie!!!!!! RIP.

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