Markey-Dermody Funeral Home

1774 King Street East, Hamilton, ON


Johnny Anthony Skalic

27 May, 197928 July, 2020

Heaven has gained another Angel on Tuesday July 28, 2020.

With heavy hearts we said good-bye to our beloved son Johnny at the age of 41. Loving and caring son of Ivan and Ana Škalić, best big brother and brother-in-law to Diane and Jay Labre. Fun loving uncle to his nieces and nephew Tatijana, Abbigail (God-daughter), Viktoria and Reilly Labre. Leaving to mourn his death are his grandmother Roza Štajcer, his aunt Lojzica (late Nikola) Vučina, and his uncle and aunt David and Brigita Štajcer. Johnny will always be remembered by his cousins, Mary Ann (Mike) Horvat, Barb Turkovich, Sylvia (Sean) Jarrett and their families and by Devina and Nadia Štajcer. Reunited with his grandfather, the late Franjo Štajcer and his grandparents, the late Viktor and Dragica Škalić. He will be missed by many family and friends.

Johnny, you will forever be in our hearts.

In accordance with the regulations of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario due to COVID-19, all visitations, funerals and interments are restricted to a specified number of attendees. All visitors will be required to wear a face covering, as well as provide name and telephone number to funeral home staff. Friends and family are invited to the Markey-Dermody Funeral Home, 1774 King Street East (at Kenilworth) on Tuesday August 4th from 5 - 9 p.m. Please follow the directions of the funeral home staff upon arrival. A private Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Cross Croatian Parish, with interment at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to Holy Cross Church or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by Johnny's family.


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, 4 August , 2020

  • Prayer Service

    Tuesday, 4 August , 2020


Johnny Anthony Skalic

have a memory or condolence to add?

Peter Kupis

August 3, 2020

We're all going to miss you.
There will always be an extra ticket.

Darren and Shelley MacIvor

August 3, 2020

We are so very sorry for your loss. Johnny will be remembered not only as a friend, but part of our hockey family for years. He was part of many memories we have with hockey. He will be missed. If there is anything we can do, please reach out. Diane and Jay are very important to us ... and so is their family. We are here for you Ivan and Ana. God bless you during this very difficult time. We know your pain and would do anything to ease it.

Love Dodo and Shelley

Ignace & Anica (Annette) Vuckovic

August 3, 2020

Dear Ana & Ivan

Our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Johnny. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
May God bless you and help you find comfort in the days ahead.

Jay Galante

August 2, 2020

Always smiling Skal gonna miss you bud !

Crystal Cole

August 2, 2020

My deepest condolences to Johnny’s family. So sorry to hear this. He was such a great person and always got ya laughing. He was constantly bugging me about my hockey team. But Habs fans will do that. :) We still have memories of better days. Johnny, you will be truly missed. Rip friend. <3

Anthony & Nancy Rizzo

July 29, 2020

On behalf of your friends at Doe Lake Campground Rizzort, we wish to extend our condolences on the tragic loss of Johnny.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Nancy & Anthony Rizzo

Stefica Vukovic

July 29, 2020

We would like to send our condolences to the family for the loss of their son. Our prayers are with you at this time.
Stefica Vukovic & Zlata Taciga & Family

Ivan and Dana Domsic

July 29, 2020

Dear Ana and Ivan and family:

Our hearts are breaking for you and your family. We offer our deepest condolences to all of you. We hope that it brings you some comfort to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you through this most sorrowful time and in the days ahead.

May your beloved Johnny, be carried home by the angels to rest eternally in the arms of Jesus. Počivao u miru Božjem.

Ivan and Dana Domšić


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