John J. "Jack" Skelly

  • Born: August 30, 1947
  • Died: February 11, 2017
  • Location: Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Jack by adding your memories and photos.

John J. "Jack" Skelly, 69, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at home on Saturday, February 11, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Mary Lou (Grenier) Skelly for 45 years. Son of the late Edmund B. and Mary (Close) Skelly, he was born in Boston and raised in Hyde Park. Jack was a graduate of Catholic Memorial High School, Class of 1965 and Stonehill College. He resided in Stoughton since 1986. Jack was a traffic coordinator at Teradyne in Boston for 20 years before retiring 15 years ago.

In addition to his wife, Jack is survived by his children, James J. Skelly of Groton, Amy M. Skelly and her companion Nicholas DiPace of Stoughton, Jaclyn M. St. Gelais and her husband Brett of Bridgewater and Michael J. Skelly and his fiancé Alexandra Lucas of Holbrook, as well as his grandchildren, Julia, Celia, Luke, Matthew, Morgan, Madelyn and Jonathan. He was the brother of Kathryn Tice of Kittery, ME, Edmund Skelly of Wilbraham, Mary Collins of Norwood and Richard Skelly of Mansfield. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St., (Rt. 27) Stoughton on Friday, February 17 at 9:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at St. James Church, Stoughton at 10:30 AM. Visiting Hours Thursday from 4-7 PM. Interment will take place at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack's memory may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3100, Woburn, MA 01801.


Condolence & Memory Journal

With deepest sympathy to John's wife and family. May he rest in eternal peace.
A Stonehill College '70 classmate,

Posted by Brenda Hughes - North Easton, MA - Classmate   February 24, 2017

We are thinking of your family at this difficult time-Bonnie and Richard Houston and family

Posted by Bonnie Houston - West Roxbury, MA - Family Friend   February 16, 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss! You and your family are in our prayers. May your father's soul rest in perpetual peace.
-George Freeman, Framingham, MA

Posted by George Freeman - Framingham, MA - Family Friend   February 14, 2017

Difficult for me to express in words the pain experienced by Jim (Juniper's colleague) and family.
Juan Romo and family; Feb 14 2017

Posted by Juan Romo - San Jose, CA - Coworker   February 14, 2017

So very sorry for your loss. It's never an easy thing when someone dies. Take peace in knowing that he is no longer sick and in pain. Let the many wonderful memories you have get you through this tough time

Posted by Melissa Harrington - Wareham, MA   February 14, 2017

Lou,so very sorry for your loss of such a devoted husband and father...Prayers to you and a your family.

Posted by Jane DAlessandro - Marshfield, MA - Family Friend   February 12, 2017

God bless you and your family Amy! Sorry for your loss! May God find you peace and may you know your father has become an angel!

Posted by Patricia Burgess - Worcester   February 12, 2017

You will be missed by all who's hearts u have touched

Posted by Nick Dipace - Friend   February 12, 2017

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