Anne Friis-Skotte passed away peacefully at the Polidori House of Lake Havasu City, Arizona on September 25, 2018. She was born to Philip and Adelina Garbarini in Brooklyn on February 21, 1933.
Anne graduated from St. John's Villa Academy and went to work for the AT&T Telephone Company. She met her husband Roy and they were married in October of 1954 in Staten Island, New York. They were blessed with 49 years together before Roy went to be with the Lord in 2004. Anne enjoyed jewelry making, ceramics and traveling. She was a faithful member of Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church.
Anne is preceded in death by her husband; Roy Friis-Skotte, her parents; Philip J. and Adelina (Burgo) Garbarini, brother; Philip J. Garbarini, Jr., and sister; Doris Garbarini Beckett.
She is survived by her nieces; Clair (Gil), and Nancy (Andrew), and her nephews; Philip (Virginia), Mark (Karen), and George (Kathie).
A visitation will be held at the Martin Hughes Funeral Home on Friday, October 5, 2018 from 4:00-6:00pm. On Saturday there will be a committal and graveside service 11 am at The Moravian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers , donations can be made to Hospice of Havasu Polidori House, 1970 Bahama Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 or Western Arizona Humane Society, 1100 Empire Drive, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86404.