Ziedonis Skobe, 77

Aug 10, 2018

Ziedonis Skobe, 77, peacefully passed away on Aug. 5, 2018 at his home in Mattapoisett. He was the husband of Penny Aymie.

Dr. Skobe came to the U.S. as a refugee from Latvia during World War II, and went on to earn his Ph.D. and work as a research scientist at Forsyth Institute for over 40 years. Most recently he was head of the institute's Biostructure Core Facility.

In addition to his loving wife, Dr. Skobe leaves his adored children, Andrew Skobe and his wife Catherine of New York, Kristen Ribeiro and her husband Joseph of Georgetown, Matthew Skobe of Lynn, and Rebecca Skobe of Hamilton. he is also survived by nine grandchildren  and extended family.

A private service will be held at a later date.

Donations can be made in memory of Ziedonis Skobe to support cancer research and patient care at: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift