Theodore P. Shiskin
March 3, 1932 – May 8, 2018
Theodore Peter Shiskin, 86, of Pembroke Pines, Florida passed away on May 8, 2018. He was born in Miami, Florida on March 3, 1932 to parents Mary and Peter Shiskin. He grew up on a farm in Miami with his two brothers, Richard and James.
Theodore graduated from Miami Edison Senior High School in 1950. Although he did not attend college, he took courses and became a registered architect in 1968 and worked with his brothers at Schwebke-Shiskin. Theodore enjoyed bowling in his earlier years and met his wife, Jean, at a bowling alley. After dating one year, Ted and Jean were married on June 13, 1964.
He also enjoyed golf, tennis, ballroom dancing, attending University of Miami football games, painting acrylics and watercolors, and writing short stories and poems. He was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1996 but continued to paint. He started using his left hand for painting in 2009 when his right hand became too weak. He is survived by his wife, Jean, daughter Laura, son-in-law Ed, grand children Amanda and Matthew, brother James, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 19th at 11:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Weston, Florida.
Donations can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.
- St Paul Lutheran Church
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Theodore P. Shiskin
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May 11, 2018
As a child, I loved spending the night at Aunt Jean and Uncle Ted's house. Uncle Ted (or Teddy Bear as I liked to call him) would usually make us homemade pancakes for breakfast. Anyone who knew Uncle Ted, knew that he was very funny and loved making everyone laugh. His pancakes were never the boring, circular pancakes. His pancakes were always in silly shapes...I couldn't wait to see his creations. :) Now I look forward to laughing with my Uncle Ted one day in heaven. Love you Teddy Bear!
Forest Lawn Funeral Home South
May 10, 2018
Forest Lawn South would like to express our deepest and sincerest condolences to you and your family at this most difficult time.
We wish you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens South Staff