Michael Patrick Skelly, 68, a resident of Cleveland, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.
He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a retired postal worker.
His greatest accomplishment was being the father to his five daughters: Mary Jane Skelly (Michael Klotz), Emily Stout (Chad Stout), Sarah Skelly (Michael Hunt), Rachel Skelly, and Colleen Skelly. He is also survived by his four grandchildren: Madelynn Hale, Mason and Layla Stout, ad Jane Klotz; and his nine brothers and sisters: Lawrence Edward Skelly II (Martha Skelly), Patricia Lutes, Theresa Kazanowski (David Kazanowski), Denise Wilson (Terry Wilson), Keivin Skelly (Melody Skelly), Joanie Robinson, Mary Jackson (John Jackson), Sean Skelly; and their children.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Edward Skelly I; his mother, Carole Steward Skelly; his sister, Carole Cathleen Skelly; brother, Joseph Skelly; and nephew, Allan Lutes II.
Friends will be received on Friday, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Companion Funeral Home in Cleveland.
The funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church in Cleveland.
Interment of ashes will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Chattanooga.
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