Robert Skarupinski of Brighton MI, previously of Mt. Clemens, MI peacefully passed away surrounded by his loved ones. Robert is a Veteran of the Korean War proudly serving in the Air Force.
Devoted husband of Cindy(Stubbs), father of Donna and Joe Preston, Vicki and Michael Catalina, Lori Gonzales, and Michael and Jeanne Skarupinski. Very proud grandfather to Kelly, Joey, Hunter, Eric, Anthony, Matthew, Mark, Katia, and Emma. Preceded in death by parents Anna(Szyprowski) and Zigmund Skarupinski, grandson Nathaniel Skarupinski and son in law Willie Gonzales. Loving brother to Patricia (Edward) Krajewski, Arleen Velthoven, Suzanne Henahan, special brother in law to Kathy Kelley, Janet Powell and Lynne Strandberg. Bob was very special to many nieces, nephews, and great friends.
Bob was an accomplished carpenter and construction superintendent, proud lifetime member of Carpenters Union 26 where he was District Council Financial Secretary for many years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was a cheering fan at his grandchildren’s events. Time spent at Pinery Park or up North with the family at the river and lake will be forever in our memories, as well as a special trip to Cooperstown, NY. Bob enjoyed collecting trains and watching the Detroit Tigers.
We will all dearly miss him, his hugs, his opinions, wisdom, and his enthusiasm for a good game of Euchre.