Edgar R. Skanes, 89, died Nov. 13, 2013 at the Maine Veterans Home in Bangor. He was born Oct.11, 1924 in Belle Island, Newfoundland the son of John and Mary (Dickson) Skanes.

Edgar became a United States Citizen at the age of 21, and proudly fought for his country in the Korean War. He worked for Fox n’ Ginn for many years.

Edgar is predeceased by his wife Rosemary (Wren) Skanes; two brothers Charles and Hubert; and three sisters, Margaret, Theresa, and Marjorie. He is survived by two sisters, Una Schreiber and Mary Luna; three brothers, Harold, Llewellyn, and Alfred Skanes; and many nieces and nephews.

The family is grateful for the wonderful care he received at the Maine Veterans Home in Bangor.

A memorial service for Edgar will be held at a later date. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com