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Skip M Eldred

February 14, 1954 - November 7, 2019

Service Date: November 13, 2019

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 13, from 5 to 8 pm at the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436.

Funeral service and Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Drive, Honesdale PA 18431.

Skip M. Eldred, 65, of Honesdale, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Wilkes-Barre following an illness. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Jeanne Bates Eldred.

Born in Woodbury County, Iowa, he was the son of the late David and Beverly Skou Eldred. He was a graduate of the Vocational and Technical High School in Sussex County, NJ. Prior to his illness, he worked at Fowler’s Gas Station in Honesdale. He spent most of his life as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver, most recently for Grassie and Sons, Inc., Mount Cobb.

Skip enjoyed riding his Harley wherever the open road took him and was a past member of Baer’s HOG motorcycle club. He also enjoyed golfing and bowling. He loved his dogs very much, especially Rocco.

Also surviving is a son, Jay Eldred, Honesdale; a sister, Connie Slater, New Jersey and grandchildren, Jenna and Justin Eldred.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 13, from 5 to 8 pm at the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436.

Funeral service and Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Drive, Honesdale PA 18431.

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