Joanne T. Skelley, of Dorchester, passed away peacefully, Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the age of 68. She was the dear daughter of the late Charles and Louise Skelley and stepdaughter of the late Margaret (Ronayne), She was also the devoted sister of Kathleen Monahan and her husband Hubert of Hanson and the late Richard and John Skelley, as well as, the loving aunt of Amy Wodjag and her husband Mike of Hanson and Matt Monahan and his wife Jen of Leominster. Joanne was the great aunt of Emma, Ryan, Jack and Grace. She is survived by many caring relatives and friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 4 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Gregory Church, 2215 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester Thursday morning, February 13, 2020 at 10. Interment in Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree. Joanne was a graduate of Mass General Hospital School of Nursing and a 45 year Emergency Room Nurse of Boston City/Boston Medical Center where, not only did she care for countless patients, but also formed friendships that will last a lifetime. Joanne was fortunate to have an amazing group of caring and devoted friends who were more like family. Donations may be made in her memory to a charity of your choice.
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