November 30, -0001 - September 27, 2009
Skinner, Elsa M. devoted wife of the late Albert Skinner. Loving mother of Ray Albert Skinner and Maria Elsa Roy. Step-mother to Otis Skinner and the late John Skinner. Dear grandmother of Ryan Albert Roy, Deana Maria (Paul) Shircliff, Jesse Skinner, Rodney Skinner and Brittany Livingston. Great-grandmother of Mariah Elsa Moses, Aaron Anthony Shircliff and Savannah Livingston. Passed away September 27, 2009, age 91. She came to the U.S. from Germany with her parents when she was 5 years old. Graduated from Our Lady of Angels. She then brought her great grandma here from Germany sometime in the 60’s. They lived together as one until her passing. Owner of Skinner Landfill and married to Albert Skinner who built the WLW tower and VOA Radio Towers. Her husband also gifted his time to clearing land, digging the basements and laying the parking lot for the original St. John Church. He donated much of his time to work at Landmark Baptist Church and many other churches. He also provided his time free of charge in the demolition of Mt. Notre Dame. Passed away September 27, 2009, age 91. Visitation at Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cinti-Columbus Rd., (Rt. 42), West Chester, Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Church, 9080 Cinti-Dayton Rd., West Chester, on Friday at 10 a.m. Donations may be made to Reach Out Lakota.