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Leland Skeels

Leland H. Skeels, 93, of Cattaraugus entered into rest on January 18, 2016 following a short illness. 

He is the son of the late Harold and Bertha Barnsdale Skeels of Cattaraugus.

He was predeceased by his siblings Edward Skeels, C. Joyce Skeels Schwartz and Dorothy Skeels Wilson. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Margaret E. Skeels and many nieces and nephews. 

Mr. Skeels was retired from the US Postal Service having served Cattaraugus as a letter carrier for many years. He also operated a radio and TV repair shop on S. Main Street in Cattaraugus prior to his tenure at the Post Office. Mr. Skeels served with the US. Navy in the Pacific during World War II. 

Inurnment will be in the spring at Liberty Park Cemetery, Cattaraugus, NY.



To all who loved my Uncle Lee for his wonderful personality and humor, I send my thoughts of comfort. He was a delight to be around and was known for his quick wit and funny ways. He was a wonderful partner for my aunt. He will be missed, but not forgotten.

Amy Jackino Jan 25 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leland Skeels

Adam Dale Skeels Jan 23 2016 12:00 AM

Prayers And Condolences to your family.Rest in Peace Lee

adam dale skeels Jan 23 2016 12:00 AM

Prayers & condolences for his family

Randy & Janet Priest Jan 22 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leland Skeels

Dan & Bette DiStasio Jan 19 2016 12:00 AM