Skrobie’s last hurrah on the harbor

William Dixon Skrobacz made his last trip on a boat on Friday. For once, he didn’t have much to say. But if he did, he probably would have wondered — profanely — from within his remembrance urn how all of his friends could have forgotten to bring along a few Miller High Lifes to lubricate the leaving. A little something, as it were, for the effort. Late Friday afternoon, three lobster boats — Mark Ring’s Stanley Thomas, Joe Mondello’s Tully IV and Pete Mondello’s Allison-Carol — ferried about a dozen family and friends to a spot off Half Moon Beach, where, under a perfect sky and on a calm sea, they released Skrobie’s ashes into Gloucester Harbor. >click to read<08:43

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