John Basil Skalenakis, 86, of Spruce Street, Clinton passed away peacefully on Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Guilford House with his daughter by his side.  He was the beloved husband of 59 years to the late Margaret Beauton Skalenakis.  John was born in Port Said, Eygpt on July 23, 1929; son of the late Basil and Katina Phillips Skalenakis; worked for 28 years for the Hospital of Saint Raphael retiring as a Power Plant Engineer; was a member of the Teamsters Local #443; enjoyed all kinds of electronic devices and the sounds of the big bands.  Loving father of Lil Skalenakis and Basil Skalenakis.  Beloved grandfather of Adam and Mara Skalenakis.  Brother-in-law of Thomas Beauton.  Uncle of Linda MacNaughton, Charles (Gloria) MacNaughton, Heather and Michele Beauton.  Predeceased by a brother George Skalenakis.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the nurses and staff of the Guilford House for the exceptional care.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Tuesday evening at 7:00. Family and friends may call from 4:00 pm until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Manor, 261 Benham Street, Hamden, CT  06514.  Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.