Pamela Peterson Skelly, of Bonita Springs, FL passed away on July 3, 2013, at the age of 61, from complications resulting from pneumonia, COPD, and a compression fracture of her back.
Pam is survived by her loving husband of 27 years, Joseph B. Skelly. Pam and Joe were married in Rockville, MD on Sept. 18, 1986. Pam was preceded in death by her parents, Ethel and A.T. Peterson.
Pam is lovingly remembered by her sister Karen Stubbs and her husband Rex, of Ft. Myers; her nephews Clark Stubbs, his husband Brian and their children Henry and June of Fairfield, CT and Reid Stubbs and his wife Kate, of Atlanta, GA; her stepsons Gary Skelly of Naples and Justin Skelly and his wife Rebecca of Frederick MD; her sisters-in-law Jane Myers and her husband Carl of Naples and Susan Amey and her husband Gary of Bonita Springs; her brothers-in-law Paul Skelly and his wife Paula of Plymouth MA and Patrick Skelly of Washington DC; her granddaughters Anna, Jane, Payton and Molly Skelly; and many dear friends.
Pam was born in Barnesville, OH on Oct. 30, 1951. She graduated from Whetstone High School and attended Ohio State University. Pam worked for the Dallas Cowboys and was an avid, lifelong fan. She and her husband worked in the food and beverage industry for many years in the Naples area, and owned Ivy's Café and Deli in Naples. Pam was a gourmet cook and enjoyed entertaining her family and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at Hodges Funeral Home, 525 111th Ave N, Naples FL on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 11AM, with a Celebration of Life Reception to follow at the Naples Park Area Association Clubhouse, 654 104th Ave North.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pam Skelly Memorial Fund, and mailed to Wells Fargo Bank, 11075 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34108 or to Jane Myers, 651 104th Ave North, Naples, FL 34108.