Annette M. Skinner, 93, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday July 1, 2023 at Connecticut Hospice after a brief illness. She was born October 20, 1929 to Eugene and Mary Elizabeth (Mitchell) Sabourin. She was predeceased by three siblings, William (Billy) Sabourin, Betty Smigiel and Shiela Kustesky and her nephew Gary Smigiel.
Annette was also predeceased by her loving husband Gordon J. Skinner who she has dearly missed since 1989.
She is survived by her very close friend Raymond (Kimberly) Daniels, step children Tom (Judy) Skinner, Carol (Pat) Aiello, her granddaughters Vicki Earl, Erin (John) Gregor and grandson Michael (Sally) Aiello, nieces Frances Smigiel, Donna Omere, Lori Smigiel Brosnan, great niece Kristin Quenneville. She also leaves behind great grandchildren Andrew and Nicholas Earl, Michael E. Aiello, Carter, Kate and Camden Gregor.
Annette was a long time employee of the State of Connecticut serving as Executive Assistant to the Director of Psychiatry at Connecticut Valley Hospital. She was a devoted wife and grandmother who loved to read, enjoyed bike riding, boating and doing crossword puzzles.
The family would like to thank the staff at Backus Hospital and Connecticut Hospice for the wonderful care she received.
A private service will be held in Deep River, CT. Donations may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405. Connecticut Hospice Donation Form