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Amanda Skermont
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Mrs. Amanda (Dellers) Skermont, 87, passed into the loving arms of Jesus, with her loving children by her side, Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at the Eastern Star Home.

She was born in Germany, November 23, 1923, a daughter of the late Otto and Hilda Dellers. As a child, her family moved to this country and she was raised and educated in Oriskany. At one time, Amanda was married to the late John Skermont and from that union they had eight loving children. Amanda worked as a waitress, in the family business, Deller’s Restaurant in Utica, for many years. She also was employed at the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

A very loving mother and grandmother, Amanda is survived by her eight beloved children and their families, Elizabeth “Betty” and Max Lupini, (with whom she resided with for many years) and Sharon Buczek, all of Marcy, Paul D. Skermont and Sharon Kolpoys of Holiday FL, Albert Skermont of Remsen, Martin and Diane Skermont, and Keith and Gloria Skermont, all of Utica, Timothy and Deborah Skermont of Remsen, and Tina and Dave Simmons of West Edmeston; also twenty six grandchildren and twenty-nine great grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Edna and Louis Kallasy; two brothers, Albert and Robert Dellers; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Donald and Jane Skermont; and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call on Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. at The Matt Funeral Home, 700 Rutger St., corner of Mohawk St., Utica.

A service celebrating Amanda’s life will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 5 p.m. officiated by Pastor Tim Burns of the Assembly of God Church in Marcy.

The family would like to offer their special thanks to the staff of the Eastern Star Nursing Home for their exceptional care of their mom during her stay there. In recognition of the care and in lieu of flowers, please consider donations in her memory to the Eastern Star Nursing Home.

For directions to the funeral home, click the link above.
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To the entire Skermont family, Our prayers are with you and your family. May your Mom rest in peace. Love Always, Bob and Debbie.

Written by Debbie Barbero and Robert Crouse
2011-07-21 2:58:38 PM

Sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. She is resting in abetter place now.

Written by Jane Smith
2011-07-21 4:34:17 PM

Tim and Family, We both know the pain that your family is feeling, remeber that she is with God and no longer in pain. She will be with all of you in your heart. David and Florence Muha

Written by David and Florence Muha
2011-07-21 5:50:40 PM

To the Skermont's family, Just want you to know that I am thinking of you in this difficult time .My sincere sympathy . My love and prayers are with you all. Paulette Fortugno and family

Written by Paulette Fortugno
2011-07-22 5:04:48 PM

Deepest sympathy on your mom's passing. I'll always remember her smile. I'm so sorry I just found out and couldn't be there in person to say goodbye to very lovable part of our family. I would love to hear from any of my cousins.

Written by Carol Antanavige-Walczak
2011-07-25 10:15:14 AM