In Celebration of

Dr. Abraham William Skorbinski

November 13, 1919 -  April 3, 2019

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Abraham William Skorbinski. Abraham William Skorbinski passed away peacefully at Hamilton Memorial Hospital at 7:27 pm at the age of 99. Abraham beloved husband of Elizabeth and father to Birgitta, Peter, Wouter, Christopher and Clarissa. Grandfather to 16 grandchildren and great grandfather to 4. Abraham William Skorbinski was born November 13th 1919 to parents Catherine Skorbinski and Alfred Skorbinski in South Africa. He was one of eleven children who joined the military during World War II. Following military service he pursued medical studies completing his degree where he worked in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and England before relocating to Canada where he set up a successful medical and surgical practice. He was a kind, gentle Christian man who was an ardent believer in the word of God having an immense longing to return to his Father in Heaven. On the night of April 3rd that dream became a reality. We will miss his love, understanding and exemplary faith. Now he is with our Father who art in heaven.

Visitation to be held at Turner & Porter Peel Chapel (2180 Hurontario Street, N. of Q.E.W.) Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 2 p.m. until tim Service in the chapel at 3 pm.

In lieu of flowers, Donations may be made to Clearview Community Church.

Online condolences can be made at www.


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Birgitta Reithofer (Daughter)

Entered April 6, 2019

I will miss my father greatly. I loved him very much, and because of him, I am a Christian!

Love you Daddy!

Birgitta Reithofer (Daughter)

Entered April 6, 2019 from Mexico

I will miss my father greatly. I loved him very much. The reason I am a Christian today is because he taught me from early on about Jesus Christ.
My father is now at home forever with his Heavenly Father!

Love you Daddy

Dr Ian Jeremy SLOAN (Member of Medical School Class in Cape Town)

Entered April 7, 2019 from TORONTO

I was saddenned to see that yet another of our class at the University of Cape Town has passed on.
I remember Abraham well and I am sorry that we had not made contact during our lives in Toronto. We were each too busy with our practices and other lives.

Our condolences to all of his extended family.

Dorothy and "Jeremy" Sloan


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