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James Anthony Skarratt

November 17, 1945November 25, 2021
Obituary of James Anthony Skarratt
Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on November 25th at the age of 76. Predeceased by his wife Lois (Doel) and his son David. He will be missed by sons Jay and Steven, and his brother Cliff along with his extended Lazy Flamingo family. Jim was active in the community for decades starting as Program Director at his Alma Matter, McMaster University and then with Skarratt Promotions which brought concerts and entertainment to Hamilton for 5 decades. He was also an accomplished musician, playing tenor sax with Bobby Washington and the Soul Society. In the 90’s his promotion office evolved into the Lazy Flamingo, which continues to serve and entertain the community of Hamilton. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the PSW’s and support staff for their care. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 11th at 11am the MARLATT FUNERAL HOME “Swackhamer Chapel”, 195 King Street West, Dundas. For those who wish, the service will be live streamed at www.marlattfhdundas.com Proof of full vaccination, along with government issued ID, are mandatory to attend indoor funeral services for those age 12 and older. Masks are required.

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Saturday, December 11, 2021


Saturday, December 11, 2021

Celebration of Life