Richard “Dick” Skolnick

by | Feb 14, 2014 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Richard “Dick” Skolnick, 76, of Virginia Beach passed away peacefully on January 22, 2014 after a courageous battle with a long illness.

Dick was born in Minneapolis, Minn. to the late Florence and David Skolnick. He was a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and retired after a long career with OshKosh B’Gosh. He was the ultimate salesman and never met a stranger.

He was married for 56 years to the love of his life, Phyllis Skolnick. He is also survived by his daughter, Donna Semonich (Joe), and sons Allen (Debbi), Jeffrey (Beth), and Curtis (Marie). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Ryan, Kellye (fiancée Steve), Amy, Jake, Hunter, Taylor, Jason, and Sara.

The funeral was held at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. by Rabbi Marc Kraus. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Contributions to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Online condolences may be shared at