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Michael Joseph Skorski
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Obituary for Michael Joseph Skorski

Michael Joseph Skorski
Loving Husband, Son, Brother
Retired Luthier

Michael was born on May 6th 1952 in Oak Ridge Tennessee.
He died peacefully with his sister by his side at his home at 12:07 P.M. on February 12th 2018.

Michael was a resident of Oak Ridge Tennessee.
He attended School in Oak Ridge and also attended Roane State Community College.
He joined the Navy and served on the USS Detroit AOE 4 during the Vietnam war.
He he was honorably discharged after service and return Stateside to travel and finally settle in Oak Ridge.
He worked as a motorcycle repair man working for Green Cycles in Oak Ridge and also Roberts Cycles.
Michael moved on to become a well-respected stringed instrument Repair / Builder Player lovingly known as "The Guitar Dr." Having earned the credentials to work on both Martin and Gibson guitars.
Michael was an avid Builder and flyer of radio-controlled airplanes. He was a member of the KCRC group, a love passed on to him by his father Joseph M. Skorski.

Michael was also an avid caver/spelunker who helped to map out the Cherokee Cavern system as well as many other cave systems.
He was a member of the Oak Ridge Diving Club and had many loved friends in that group.

Preceded in death by his father Joseph Michael skorski and Mike wife Patricia skorski
Michael is survived by his mother Josphine Skorski Schilling
His brother John Joseph Skorski (Michelle Tellone-Skorski) FL.
And sister Maria Jo Skorski TN.

Nieces and nephews
Elisha Byerly
Joshua Joseph Skorski
Caleb Skorski
Hanna Skorski
Crystal Skorski
Angelina Skorski

Saturday, February 24, 2018
Receiving friends From 12:30 to 1:30
Memorial Mass From 1:30 to 2:30
St. Mary's Catholic Church
323 Vermont Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
An online guest book may be signed at

Memorial donations may be made to the Serenity Club, PO Box 5286, Oak Ridge Tennessee 37831

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

323 Vermont Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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1:30 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

323 Vermont Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830


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