Donald Allen Skellie (Skully) age 54 passed away July 1st in Hurst, Texas. Donald was born in Glens Falls, New York to Joan and Stephen Skellie. He grew up in the Lake Champlain Islands of Vermont. He attended Grand Isle School and graduated from Colchester High School. Donald worked for North Country Mechanical Insulation in his early years. He also worked for the City of Winooski for many years until he left Vermont to move to Texas. While in Texas, he worked for the City of Colleyville until recently as he was making preparations to move back home to Vermont. Donald loved fishing and working on cars. He also enjoyed watching the Patriots as they were his favorite team. He had an amazing, contagious and infectious laugh which will always be remembered with love.
He is survived by his daughter Lauren Pauline Skellie; his parents; his siblings Russell (Diane) Skellie; Sharon (Brad) Damron; John Mosher and partner Claudia Duque; his nieces, nephews, and great nephews. He is also survived by his close friends Nicole Goulette and Robin Cassidy.
Donald was predeceased by his brother Stephen Skellie and his longtime friend Carey Britt.
Services will be held on August 6th at 11:00am at Saint Francis Xavier Church 3 Saint Peter St, Winooski, VT. Followed by a celebration of life at the Regular Veterans Association 84 Weaver St, Winooski, VT.