Obituary of Deidre M. Skarnulis
Deidre M. Skarnulis, 66, of Lee Center, passed away, on Saturday, April 20, 2019, with her loving family at her side shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. She was born in Utica, NY, on November 7, 1952, a daughter of Daisy C. (Amodio) Bruni and the late Alfred P. Bruni. Deidre was raised and educated in Utica. She continued her education at Syracuse University and received a Bachelor's Degree from Nazareth College.
On August 14, 1982 she married, Michael T. Skarnulis, in St. Paul's Church in Rome.
Deidre had a great love for her family. She was a passionate cook and loved to see her family enjoy the meals that she prepared. She was an avid reader and book collector. She had an eye for design and enjoyed redecorating her home.
Surviving are her husband, Mike; a daughter, Daisy M. Skarnulis of Syracuse; her mother, Daisy C. Bruni; a sister, Valerie Klein; a niece, Kelly A. Klein all of CA; and a brother-in-law, Anthony J. Skarnulis of Rome. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. She was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles.
In keeping with Deidre's wishes there will be no public calling hours or services. Arrangements are by the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Road.
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