Tributes Online - Ernest (France) Skeet

Ernest (France) France Skeet

26/05/1925 - 3/12/2023

SKEET, Ernest France. (France). NZ8966, Able, R.N.Z.N. 1939-45 Of Greytown.
26.5.1925 – 3.12.2023. Peacefully at Palliser House surrounded by family.
Dearly loved husband of Bernice (dec). Loved father , father-in-law and mate of Stuart and Raquel, Trudy, Heather and Ron, Gregory (George) (dec) and Sharon. Loved FaFa to all his grand, great and great great grandchildren. A special thankyou to all the staff at Palliser for their care of France during his time there especially the guidance received during his final days. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Lifeflight Trust, P.O. Box 14448, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6241 would be appreciated and may be left in the church foyer. A service for France will be held in St Luke's Anglican Church, Corner of Main and Church Streets, Greytown on Monday 11th December 2023 at 2.00pm followed by burial at the Greytown Services Lawn Cemetery. Messages to the Skeet family C/- P.O. Box 185, Carterton 5743 or can be left on France’s tribute page at

Stuart and Raquel, Trudy, Heather and Ron, and Sharon and their families wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all who supported them during their recent loss of France.
We have appreciated the lovely personal messages of sympathy, cards, letters, flowers, food, tributes, phonecalls, visits and the donations made to the Lifeflight Trust.
A special thanks to the Staff at Palliser House Greytown for their dedicated care of France, to Rev Andy Eldred for his guidance and support, to Peter Amyes for the fitting RSA tribute; and to all who travelled from near and far to attend the service.
As it may not be possible to thank you all individually, please accept this as a personal acknowledgement to each and every one of you.



Service Information
Date: 11/12/2023 Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: St Luke's Anglican Church
cnr Main & Church Sts