Floyd J. “Skip” Weeks

Born: Mon., Nov. 17, 1930
Died: Sun., Mar. 28, 2021


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Wed., Mar. 31, 2021
Location: Harrisville

Mass of Christian Burial

2:00 PM Wed., Mar. 31, 2021
Location: St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church

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HARRISVILLE, NY ~ Mr. Floyd J. “Skip” Weeks, 90, of 14435 Failing Island Way,Harrisville, died in the comfort of his home, where he was surrounded by family and under the care of Lewis County Hospice on Sunday, March 28, 2021.


Skip as he was affectionately known to most, was born November 17, 1930 in Harrisville, was a son of the late Floyd J. and Harriett (Downing) Weeks. He received his honorary diploma from Harrisville Central School in June of 2018. Skip left high school in January 1948 of his Junior year and joined the United States Navy. He served during WWII on board the U.S.S. Thomas E. Fraser from 1948 until his honorable discharge in 1952 as a machinist mate 3rd class.


On May 3, 1952, Floyd was united by marriage to the former Leah M. Wood at St. Francis Solanus Church in Harrisville, with Father Paul Brunet, celebrating the marriage. 


Following his service for his country and marriage, Skip became employed as an electrician at the former Crown Zellerbach Corporation for 40 yearsmember of the VFW Post #7227 Carthage, NY; United Paper Makers and Workers Union Local 118; Knights of Columbus Council # 7733 (Charter Member)and secretary; Member of the “Crown Employees FCU” Board of Directors; served on the school board of Augustinian Academy; a Eucharistic Minister at St. Francis Solanus Church and member of the Parish Council & Trustees and he served on the Lake Bonaparte Conservation Club Board of Director, past member and treasurer for the Natural Bridge Fire Department.


Skip is survived by his children, Amy M. Marrocco (Peter) Carthage; Kenneth J. Weeks (Mary) Harrisville; Beverly A. Mealus (Mike LaParr) Harrisville; Bob John Weeks (Barbara) Harrisville; Dennis P. Weeks, Harrisville; Denise L. Weeks, Central Square; Michael J. Weeks, Harrisville and 21 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 4 great, great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


He is pre-deceased by his son-in-law, Thomas C. Mealus, 11/7/1984; his wife, Leah, 4/6/2005; his brother, Harvey M. Weeks, 8/2/2011, and sister in-law, Cecilia 4/7/2018his sister,Mary Jane Cowles, 6/20/2008 and brother-in-law Micky, 1/17/2007, and a grandson Christopher Weeks10/13/2018.


Calling hours for Skip will be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. at Scanlon Funeral Home, 14187 State St., Harrisville.  A Mass of Christian Burial will also be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm at St. Francis Solanus Church, Harrisville, followed by burial in the parish cemetery. 


Contributions in lieu of flowers, may be made to the St. Francis Solanus Church, Harrisville Fire Hall or Lewis County Hospice.


Memories and condolences are encouraged online at www.scanlonfuneral.com.


Arrangements for Mr. Floyd J. “Skip” Weeks are under the care of the Scanlon Funeral Home of Harrisville.

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Rose Campany
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
Prayers to the family for your loss. I worked with Skip at the mill and he was one of the special people who would go out of his way to help and also teach.

Lynda and Elton wood
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
To all the family of skip, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Skip was a great man. He will be sadly missed. Elton and Lynda Wood

Norma Stuyvesant
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
thoughts and prayers to the family Skippy was a wonderful man my family was very fond of him he was a great neighbor for years in Natural Bridge then at the lake sympathy to all the family love Norma

A Friend
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
Dennis and family and Michael and family,
I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad . Keep your memories of your dad close to heart . It sure has been a few yearS since I have seen either of you . Prayers and thoughts . May the lord be with you

Steve & Linda Fowler
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
Thoughts and prayers to the Weeks family. With our very deepest sympathy.
Steve & Linda

Larry Mashaw
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
Dear Dennis and family, We are so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Sincerely, Larry and Tammy.

Donna Langs
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
So very sorry for the family's loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts....

Judy LaPar
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
So sorry Denise/family to hear about your Dad’s passing.

Mark & Kelly Ritz
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
Mike & the rest of the family,
So very sorry in the loss of your Dad. He was such a kind man. He will be sadly missed.
RIP "Skip"

Theresa (Pike) Morlock
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Weeks family. Skip was truly a "man of God" who was welcomed in to heaven Sunday. The Harrisville community, St Francis Solanus Catholic Church, & his family will hold the memories of Skip in their hearts. Although he will be missed here on earth, may you find peace in knowing that he is in the presence of Our Heavenly Father, his loving wife, & all the faithful who have gone before him.

Denise M VanBrocklin
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
Dear Bev and Family,
I was saddened to hear of your Dad's passing. He was such a kind and wonderful man. I have fond memories of the times I spent with you all at your home and at the lake. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. Much love,
Denise M VanBrocklin

Susan Swanson
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
Our most sincere condolences to the entire Weeks family. Hold fond memories close to your heart and may they give you comfort in the days ahead. Take care and God bless, Love Susan, Brent and family

Charlie and Roggie Lavancha
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
Sorry for your loss.Are thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Deb Christy
   Posted Wed March 31, 2021
So sad to hear of your Dad’s passing. Skippy was such a kind man to all. I have fond memories of growing up as neighbors and all our fun times at the lake together. Sending comforting thoughts and prayers to all the family.

Kim & Ron Johnson
   Posted Wed March 31, 2021
Sending our sympathy, and remembering how kind and helpful Skip was to our Grandma. Your family's caring and support meant so much to her, too. May special memories of him comfort you.

Joe and Vickie Irish
   Posted Wed March 31, 2021
Our condolences to Skip's family. He was very kind to our father Fred Vallencour, a fellow Catholic. He was a gentle spirit.

Charlene and Carey Backus
   Posted Thu April 01, 2021
We are sorry to hear of Skip’s passing- positive thoughts and prayers going to the whole family.

Lonnie McCarter
   Posted Thu April 01, 2021
I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. He touched so many people in the village of Harrisville, Lake Bonaparte, and the surrounding area. I saw him in the hardware store almost daily. He was always doing some type of job for someone but he especially enjoyed electrical work. He is missed by all of us who knew him.

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