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Thomas M. Skelly

November 22, 1949 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 72)


Thomas M. Skelly, 72 of Jim Thorpe passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022 in St. Luke’s Hospital Carbon Campus Lehighton PA. He was the husband of Kathleen (Mann) Skelly. The couple would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary November 2022.


Born in New York November 22, 1949 he was a son of Martin and Marjorie (Ferry) Skelly. 


He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam conflict. He was a long time member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jim Thorpe. He was employed by Whitehaven Center in Whitehaven, PA for many years before retiring.


Thomas loved his family and having conversations with friends.


Surviving in addition to his wife Kathleen is a son Thomas Skelly and his wife Jennifer of Jim Thorpe. A daughter Jennifer Skelly and her companion Lou Clouser of Jim Thorpe. A sister Joan Brightwater and her husband William of Arizona. Five grand children Brady and Kailyn Skelly, Bailey and Brandon Becker, and Madylnn Reynolds.


Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, July 26 in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Jim Thorpe, at 11 AM. Calling 10AM until the time of mass in church. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.


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