Elvira E. SkellyMarch 16,2013Elvira E. Skelly
Elvira Skelly, 96, died peacefully Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at The Pines nursing home in Rutland where she had resided for the past 15 years. She was born Aug. 20, 1916.
She is survived by her son, Thomas Skelly Jr. (Charline); grandson Michael Skelly, granddaughter Colleen Pietryka (Steve), great-grandchildren Sarah and Seth Pietryka; and her brother, Frank Riccardi.
She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Skelly Sr., and several brothers and sisters.
The family wishes to express our heartfelt appreciation to the staff of The Pines at Rutland nursing home (formerly Eden Park) for their kindness, compassion and loving care of Elvira and all of us throughout this long journey.
Funeral is Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 12 noon in the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home Inc., 490 Delaware Ave., Albany, N.Y., with a calling hour at 11 a.m. in the funeral home prior to service. Burial in Our Lady Help of Christians Cemetery, Glenmont, N.Y. Online condolences may be offered at www.danielkeenanfuneralhome.com.
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