Thomas J. SKELLY

Thomas J. Skelly, 77, at peace with Christ Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, retired detective of the Chicago Police Dept. for 43 years, Fraternal Order of Police Trustee. Beloved husband of Marianne, nee Nott for 55 years; loving father of Ann Marie (Mark) C.P.D. Regal, Laurie Ortman, Linda (Richard) Regal, Thomas C.P.D. (Onna), William, Karey (Edward) C.P.D. Heerdt and Kathleen (Christian) Dill; proud Papa of Mark, Katie, Michael, Ricky, Kevin, Brian, Adam, Bobby, Tommy, Emily, Megan, Grace, Aiden, Brendan, Emmett, Gavin, Jack, Luke and Evan; devoted son of the late Robert and Anna Marie; dear brother of Patricia (Joseph) Connelly and the late John C.P.D. (Charleen); fond brother-in-law of William Nott; fond cousin, uncle and friend to many. Visitation Monday, Nov. 12 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Cumberland Chapels (FRIEL FUNERAL DIRECTORS), 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge. Funeral Tuesday, 9 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Eugene Church. Mass, 10 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery 708-456-3410 or


Funeral Home

Cumberland Chapels
8300 West Lawrence Avenue Norridge, IL 60706
(708) 456-8300

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Nov. 11, 2012