Christina Helen (Whitney) Skop

November 10, 1939 ~ December 16, 2021 (age 82)


  Christina H. Skop, 82, of East Jordan, died on Thursday, December 16, 2021, in Charlevoix.

  She was born on November 10, 1939, in Flushing, the daughter of Jesse and Florence (Ardill) Whitney. 

  On September 27, 1958, in Elmira, She married Richard R. Skop. They made their home in Elmira and later in East Jordan, and raised six kids. 

  Christina is survived by three sons, Terry (Brenda) Skop of East Jordan, Duane Skop of East Jordan and Scott Skop of East Jordan; three daughters, Sherry Roof of East Jordan, Cindy (Ken Warren) Skop of East Jordan and Debbie (Jim) Cesaro of East Jordan; twelve grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; two sisters, Carrie (Bill) Hoover of Kingsley and Vera (Joe) Herington of Bitely; as well as several nieces and nephews.  Christina was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard Skop on June 11, 2017; one granddaughter, Dana Skop Phipps; her parents; four brothers, Vern Whitney, Ray Whitney, Stuart Whitney and Clayton Whitney; and three sisters, Hazel Grant, Martha Loree and Joyce Whitney.

  A special thank you to Munson Charlevoix Hospital and staff for your great care and thank you to Grandvue Medical Care Facility and all the staff for your care and love you gave to our mom.

  A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. at Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc. in East Jordan.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be directed to Good Samaritan Food Pantry.


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Memorial Visitation
December 22, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc.
621 Main Street
East Jordan, MI 49727

Memorial Service
December 22, 2021

2:00 PM
Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc.
621 Main Street
East Jordan, MI 49727


Good Samaritan Food Pantry
9746 Main Street, Ellsworth MI 49729

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