Mary J. Skelly, 77 passed away Tuesday June 12, 2018 at Ct. Hospice in Branford. Mary was born in New Haven on January 23, 1941 to the late Philip and Julia (O’Connell) Skelly. Mary was a Registered Nurse working at The Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven and retiring from the V.A. Hospital in West Haven. Mary loved and cared about people, she will be sadly missed. She is survived by her friend Catherine Hmurcik of Stratford CT. and many cousins. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday June 16, at St. Lawrence Church West Haven at 10am and burial will be at St. Lawrence Cemetery in West Haven. There are no calling hours. (Mary has now been officially released from all nursing duties.) To leave an online condolence or tribute please visit www.keenanfuneralhome.com.