74, of Bayonne, passed away with loved ones by his side on December 21, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Skip served his country proudly in the US Army and later worked as a plumber for many years, as well as owning and operating Herbert’s Army/Navy Store in Bayonne with his wife Maria (nee: Provenzano) Upenieks. Skip was pre-deceased by his brother Dennis and surviving him are his granddaughter Erica Calders, his brother Robert, his sisters Joyce & Wendy, his father in-law Joseph Provenzano Sr., brothers in-law Louis Provenzano and wife Jane and Joseph Provenzano Jr. and a host of other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Skip’s memory to The Wounded Warriors Project with envelopes available at the funeral home or with a link found at www.MigliaccioFuneralHome.com. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.