The Life of Nina Gregory Weislogel Skalsky
SKALSKY Nina Lydia Gregory Weislogel Skalsky, age 96, of Seymour, beloved mother of Kathryn Weislogel Hausen and her husband, Joseph of Durham; fell asleep in the Lord on November 14, 2010 at Griffin Hospital. Born in Ansonia on October 26, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Paul John and Agripina Kosachuk Gregory. A Seymour resident most of her life, Mrs. Skalsky was a lifelong member of Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church and loved attending Church Services and activities. She served on many committees, was a Sunday School Teacher and a lifelong member of the Choir. She met life's trials, tribulations, and sorrows with faith, hope, dignity, compassion, kindness, and Love. She cared deeply for her family, sometimes in silent ways. She cared and had deep concern for her family, others, and all of God's creatures. She loved gardening, sewing, feeding the birds, squirrels, deer, and other wildlife, getting bargains at "My Sisters Place," and visiting the Salvation Army. Before her retirement, Mrs. Skalsky worked for the W.E. Bassett Co., King's and Ames Dept. Stores and SNET. In addition to her devoted daughter, she is survived by her cherished grandchildren, Joseph C. Carney, Jr. and his wife, Julianne of Bethany, and Susan Clark and her husband, Terri of TX; great-grandsons, Jason and Joel Carney; nieces, Helen Gregory Straussman and her husband, Gene of Seymour and Rita Gregory Balocki and her husband, Robert of Waterbury; as well as several great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husbands, Edward Weislogel and Edward Skalsky; daughter, Evelyn Weislogel Carney; brothers, Paul, John and Michael Gregory and sisters, Anna Gregory, Mary Wiberg, and Eva Orsini. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 10 a.m. from the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia. A Funeral Service will be held at 11a.m. in the Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church, 26 Howard Ave., Ansonia. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia. Family and friends may call on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 from 4 to 7 p.m., Parastas will be held at 6:30 p.m.. Memorial contributions may be made to Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to EMS; Griffin Hospital, ER, ICU, Gentle Care and Hospice; and the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home for their kind and compassionate care extended to Nina and her family.