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Joanne (Costello) Skofield

July 16, 1935 ~ September 2, 2021 (age 86)


York, Maine-Joanne C. Skofield, 86 of 117 Long Sands Rd., passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021.

She was born July 16, 1935 in Haverhill, MA a daughter of the late Walter F. and Mary E. (Hayden) Costello.

She was a graduate of St. James High School.

She had worked as a Bookkeeper at Western Electric/Bell Labs from 1953-1965 and for Stage Neck Inn and the York Harbor Reading Room for many years before retiring.

She was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Maine Mental Health Alliance. She was a very active member at St. Christopher Church and with Helping Hands.

She leaves her son Kenneth R. Skofield and wife Carol of Milton, NH; a brother Robert Costello and  wife Mary of East Kingston, NH; two sisters Sheila Francis of Groveland, MA and Patricia Behan of Haverhill, MA; 3 grandchildren Shelby, Spencer, Meaghan and 1 great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. A daughter Mary Jo Skofield and a sister Catherine Bergeron predeceased her.

A funeral Mass will be Celebrated at 11am on Thursday, September 9th in St. Christopher Church, 4 Barrell Lane, York, Maine. Burial will take place at 11:30 am on Friday, September 10th in St. James Cemetery, Haverhill, MA.

Memorial contributions may be made to a Mental Health Organization of your choice or Helping Hands/ St. Christopher Church.


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Funeral Mass
September 9, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Christopher Church (York, Maine)

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