Richard M Skelly
August 14, 1944 – March 13, 2021
Richard M. Skelly, 76, of Boca Raton, FL passed away on Saturday March 13, 2021. Richard was born in Queens, New York, on August 14, 1944, to Nicholas Skelly and Theresa Skelly. He is survived by his sister Denise Heinemann; his daughter, Danielle Skelly Beringer; his son, Ryan Skelly; and his son, Jonathan Skelly.
He was loved by his eight grandchildren - Jack Beringer; Emerson Beringer; Addison Skelly; Sienna Skelly; Hunter Skelly; Charles Skelly; Samuel Skelly; and Jacob Skelly.
Richard was a highly successful executive & international management consultant in New York, where he held VP leadership roles at Bertrand Frank, Pem-Kay, McGregor, Sublistatic & he was the President of Kenmill. In 1985, Richard & his family relocated to Boca Raton, FL where he acquired & significantly grew an independent hearing healthcare business, Allied Hearing Centers, which he then successfully sold upon his retirement in 2009. Richard served as President of the Florida Society of Hearing Health Professionals & was a key leader throughout his tenure.
In addition to his business career, Richard was deeply involved in community efforts. He was an active parishioner and contributor to Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church, and a leader for over 40 years in various philanthropic groups & serving his community. Richard deeply impacted and touched the lives of many people through his mentorship, generosity, and influence. He had a great love of travel & food, and was known as a terrific storyteller...with a repertoire of good jokes that were the envy of most. He was a devoted & loving father, husband, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend...who was always there for those he loved, whenever they needed him most.
A funeral mass will be held for Richard on April 23, 2021 at Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Boca Raton at 10:30am.
In place of flowers or gifts, please make a donation to Food for the Poor, or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital...both of which were meaningful to Richard throughout his life.
10:30 am - 11:30 am
St Joan of Arc Catholic Church
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Richard M Skelly
March 19, 2021
I am sorry for the Skelly family’s loss. I had some good laughs with Mr. Skellly.