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Carolyn Jean Holdcroft Skabar

September 27, 1945 ~ September 28, 2021 (age 76)


Carolyn Jean Holdcroft Skabar, 76 of Zanesville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Genesis Hospital Emergency Room.


Carolyn was born in Zanesville on September 27, 1945.  She is the daughter of the late Jesse and Virginia (Howell) Harding.  She worked for over 21 years for General Electric in New Concord, and she was a former member of the Duncan Falls United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed cooking, baking and crocheting, but most especially she loved spending time with her grandchildren and her great grandchildren.


Carolyn is survived by her husband John Skabar, whom she married September 10, 1997; her children, Robert R. (Becky) Holdcroft, Rodney A. (Mollie) Holdcroft; her step-son Phillip (Amy) Skabar; her step-daughter, Stacie (Rich Osborne) McFarren; her grandchildren Copen (Jenny), Paige (Matt), Haleigh, Haven (Caitlin); her great grandchildren, Dalilah, Dawson, Oakley, Aspen, and Willow; her step-grandchildren, Tony, Mario, Steven (Briel), Shawn (Nikyia); her step-great grandchildren, Zeke, Dylan, Blake and Baylie; her brother, Stephen (Brenda) Harding and her two sisters, Judy (Bob) Morrison and Mary Jo Walh.


In addition to her parents, Carolyn is preceded in death by her son, Chad Holdcroft who passed away on May 19, 2003.


Please consider making memorial contributions in Carolyn’s name to the Muskingum County Animal Shelter Society, 1430 Newark Road, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.


Visitations will be 4 to 7 pm on Friday, October 1, 2021 at the Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls.  Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday.  Pastor Adam Wahl will officiate the service.  She will be laid to rest beside her son in the Duncan Falls Cemetery.

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October 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls
383 Main Street
Duncan Falls, OH 43734

Funeral Service
October 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls
383 Main Street
Duncan Falls, OH 43734

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