After a of from their Beech Street home eight days ago and ruined many of their possessions, the .
Marilyn Skerritt updated North Branford Patch readers in the comments of the original article, which was posted a week ago, with the following:
"I just wanted to thank everyone who has been so supportive of my family during this extremley difficult time. The donations and contributions have been overwhelming and very much appreciated. We are doing ok, staying in new haven at the premier inn and suites until the insurance company finds us a house to rent. We are working with a fantastic company to help us with the process of rebuilding, Southern Ct Restoration. Special thanks to the very kind mom who was parked across the street from my house and kept the kids in the car until we got there, i dont know your name but thank you from the bottom of my heart. Corey McNeil for keeping my dogs in her car. My dearest friend Darcy Smith and her son Connor for not leaving my side the whole time! The whole North Branford Fire Department, Bert Bunnel, Bill Seward. Slice pizza, in and out deli, Matts Mission Fund, North Branford High School, Totoket Valley Elementary School, my neighbor Chrissy Mulvey, Jen Daddio, Luisa Breen, North Branford Town Hall, Zion Church, All my very good friends from Yale New Haven Hospital. I know i have missed someone, but i just want everyone to know how much you are all appreciated.
The Skerritt Family-Ed, Marilyn, Christopher, Justin, Nick and Danny
Agway & Mama Bears Consigment too !!!!!"