Edmund Skwarlo was a man of many interests and talents


Edmund Skwarlo (1942-2023)

Edmund Patrick Skwarlo was born on November 21, 1942, in Cleveland, OH, the son of Michael and Julie (Nawoj) Skwarlo.

Edmund was a 1961 graduate of Rhodes High School in Cleveland. He was a veteran, serving with the U.S. Navy. He married Pamela Musser on July 28, 1962 in Dunoon, Scotland.

Edmund passed away at Willowick Moments Memory Care in South Beloit on April 3, 2023.

Edmund was employed for many years as a machinist at Regal Beloit.

His faith was very important part of his life. He was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, Beloit WI, a member of St. Peter’s Knights of Columbus Council #8021 and the American Legion West Field Post #48 in South Beloit.

Edmund was a hard worker and a talented and adventurous man. He enjoyed gardening, painting, biking, running, scuba diving, camping trips, and theater groups.

He was a gunsmith, and artist, enjoyed baking bread, making wine, drinking bourbon, and even took up tattooing.

Edmund was a family man, a good father, husband, grandfather, great grandfather and great- great grandfather, brother and friend.

Survivors include his children, Veronica McIntyre, Samantha (Bradley) Anderson, Edmund H. “Bear” Skwarlo, Patrick “Stauch” (Erin) Skwarlo, and Zosia (Virgil) Lounsbury; 16 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; sisters, Virginia (Bert) Tomon, Shirley Miller, and Mary Cambron.

He is predeceased by his wife Pamela, parents; granddaughter, Trinity Ann Marie Lounsbury; brothers-in-law, Fred Cambron and Edward Miller.

Visitation of Remembrance will be held at St. Thomas Catholic Church, 822 E. Grand Ave, Beloit., from 10:00 AM until time of service, Friday April 14.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial begins at 11:00 AM at the church. Burial will take place at Mt. Thabor Cemetery.

Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Rd., Beloit, WI, assisted the family with arrangements.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Beloit Regional Hospice.

Memorial donations in Edmund’s name may be given to St. Thomas Catholic Church.

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