Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

William Henry Skelly

Male 1899 - 1973  (73 years)


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  • Name William Henry Skelly 
    Born 27 Dec 1899  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Elected Office 1948  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor of Preston 
    Residence 1973  392 Guelph St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-381229 
    Died 27 Sep 1973  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I381229  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Francis "Frank" Skelly,   b. 11 Sep 1867,   d. 10 Nov 1900  (Age 33 years) 
    Mother Sophia Maria Dennis,   b. 14 Mar 1873, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F55918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth W. Teeter,   b. 1901,   d. 1981  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F259462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Dec 1899 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor of Preston - 1948 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1973 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • SKELLY, William H.

      Passed away at his residence, 392 Guelph St. S., Preston, Sept. 27, 1973, William H. Skelly, beloved husband of Ruth Teeter, in his 74th year. Mr. Skelly was born in Galt and had resided in Preston, for the past 43 years. He was a retired inspector for the Liquor Licence Board of Ontario. A member of St. Clement's Church and was the former mayor of Preston, in 1948 and 1949. The funeral mass was celebrated in St. Clement's Church, this morning, Saturday, Sept. 29, 1973, interment, Parklawn cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 30 Sep 1973 pg 29

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      SKELLY, William H 1973
      Preston Mayor In '48-'49 Dies

      William H. Skelly, a former Preston Mayor, died at his Cambridge (Preston) home Thursday night. He was 74. Born in Galt, Mr. Skelly lived in Preston for the past 43 years. He served as the town's mayor in 1948 and 1949. Mr. Skelly was a retired inspector of the Liquor Licence Board of Ontario. He was a member of St. Clements' Roman Catholic Church in Cambridge (Preston). He is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Teeter. Mr. Skelly was predeceased by one brother, Frank of Galt, in 1963. Funeral mass was held this morning at St. Clements' Church. Interment was in Park Lawn Cemetery. Rosary was recited at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home in Cambridge (Preston) Friday evening.

      Galt Reporter, Sept. 29 1973

  • Sources 
    1. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:William Henry Skelly Date of Birth:27 Dec 1899 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Francis Skelly Mother's name:Sophy Dennis

    2. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Skelly/ William H./ 1899 - 1973/ Ruth W./ 1901 - 1981.