Margaret Skelly, a resident of Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, for 20 years and a 45-year resident of Darien, passed away on Sept. 12. She was 95.
Margaret Doyle Kansas Skelly, the daughter of Lyndon Doyle and Jack Kansas, was born on Nov. 6, 1926 in Banes, Cuba.
Peggy trained as a dancer and traveled around the country performing in shows headlined by stars like Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
She married George Skelly in 1952 and had four children. She was a phenomenal woman with a great sense of humor. Her family admired and adored her.
She is survived by her son George Skelly III of Darien and his partner, Theresa Castro; her daughters: Lyndon Skelly-Hausler, married to Richard Hausler of Fairfax, Virginia; Kathleen Kansas Skelly of Boston; and Sharon Skelly-Theroux, married to Steven Theroux of Mansfield, Massachusetts. Peggy was blessed with six grandchildren: Laurel Hausler, James Hausler, Lee Anne Hausler, Kat Hausler, Millie Theroux and Katrice Theroux.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at St. Thomas More, Roman Catholic Church, 374 Middlesex Road, Darien. To live stream Margaret’s funeral mass, please visit www.stmdarienct.org.
— an obituary from Lawrence Funeral Home, where online condolences may be left.