Margaret Skelly, a retired director of purchasing for St. John’s Home, died on January 22nd at age 96.
A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, she was Woman of the Year for the Rockaway Professional Business Women’s Association and a member of the Golden Age Club, Altar and Rosary Society, Columbiettes and she attended St. Francis de Dales Church.
She was preceded in death by husband, Laurence; daughter, Jeanne; grandaughter, Deirdre Claire ; sister, Helen; and daughter-in-law, Mary Skelly.
She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Suslak; sons Laurence and Joseph Skelly; daughter-in-law, Evelyn Skelly; son-in-law, Dennis Suslak and grandchildren, Christina, Meghan, Lauren, Nicholas, Lacey and Kevin.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Dennis O’ Connor Funeral Home.