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“Fernando and Michael, We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. We regret that we were out of town on the weekend of his services...Read More »
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“Dear Mrs. Skinner, I am so sorry to hear about Ed. He was a fine man. I never read my e-mail timely.Shame on me for that. I know Ed will be sorely...Read More »
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“I was with Ed when was in the home. I worked with him for 29 years. He was a great man and friend to me. Sorry I can't be there. Rosie Glorioso ”
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“My sincere condolences and sympathy in the recent passing of Mr. Edward King Skinner II. An honorable member of our Nation's armed forces during the...Read More »
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Edward King Skinner II, 75, passed away Saturday August 8, 2009, after succumbing to the affects of vascular dementia Alzheimer’s.
Born in New Orleans, April 2, 1934, he was the son of the late Honorable Judge Robert J. Skinner and Freda M. Heffron.
In June 1954, Mr. Skinner received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the Loyola University School of Pharmacy. Upon his graduation at age 20, he enlisted in the armed forces in July 1954. Mr. Skinner served as a “pharmacy specialist” in Munich, Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1957, receiving a Cold War Medal and the excellence of service medal.
On November 22, 1958, he married Connie Melendez del Valle at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in New Orleans.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Connie M. Skinner and sons, Robert J. Skinner II, Edward K. Skinner, Brian S. Skinner (aka Fernando del Valle) and Michael A. Skinner. He is also survived by his brother Robert J. Skinner.
Mr. Skinner worked as a professional pharmacist for over 50 years. In 1982, he received the distinction of being awarded a “Doctor of Pharmacy” degree by Loyola University. In August 2004, he was celebrated by his colleagues of the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy where he was presented a pharmacists certificate engraved in gold commemorating his career.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Funeral Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 12:00 Noon followed by a private interment. There will be a visitation on Friday evening, 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM and Saturday morning 9:00 AM until service time. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association would be most appreciated. Please visit and sign the family guestbook at