Guntis Skilins

Guntis Michael Skilins

Sunday, December 5th, 1943 - Saturday, January 30th, 2021
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Peacefully, with his family by his side, at the Temiskaming District Hospital on Saturday, January 30, 2021 Guntis Michael Skilins of Haileybury passed away at the age of 77. Loving husband of Jo-Ann Skilins (nee MacDonell) for 53 years. Beloved father of Craig (Marianne) Skilins, Shani (Shawn) Laronde and Wendy Skilins. Survived by his grandchildren Sarena Skilins-Pelletier and Nathan Hall. Dear brother-in-law of Gary (Linda) MacDonell, Jack (Wendy) McIlroy, Donna Turner and Dianne Ritchie. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Cremation has taken place at Lakeview Crematorium, Haileybury. Arrangements entrusted to Buffam Leveille Funeral Home, 705-672-3122. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Community Cancer Care. Online condolences accepted at
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Trish Riley

Posted at 10:04pm
Shani and Wendy, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please extend my thoughts and a hug along to your Mom and Craig. Sending love ❤️ to get you through this difficult time.

Wendy Skilins Posted at 08:52pm

Thanks Trish.

Shani Skilins-Laronde Posted at 08:56pm

Thank you Trish. xo

Wendy Skilins

Posted at 06:17pm
Mom would like to Thanks everyone who sent their condolences and your wonderful comments about Gunner. The Family and I greatly appreciate your thoughts and kindness. Sincerely, Mrs. Jo-Ann L Skilins and Family

Karen McDougall

Posted at 01:23pm
Shani, Wendy and family, so very sorry to learn of your loss. My deepest condolences.

Maeghan Finch

Posted at 12:38pm
Jo-Ann and family,
I'm very sorry to hear of Gunner's passing. He was one of my favorites :) beautiful man, always had an interesting story to tell. I will never hear Sunday Morning Oldies on the radio without thinking of him. I'm grateful to have met Gunner and Jo-Ann. Please take care ♡
Maeghan Finch

Stacey Kragero

Posted at 12:58pm
I'm so sorry for your loss Wendy. Thinking of you and all of your family.

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