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Maureen A. "Moe-Moe" Skehill
September 03, 2022


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SKEHILL, Maureen “Moe-Moe” Asumpta, 44, of Roslindale passed away after a brief illness on September 3, 2022.

Maureen was born on August 18, 1978 in Boston, MA to Patrick Skehill of County Galway and Ellen (O’Malley) of County Mayo.

Maureen was a tireless worker who excelled in academia as well as in her professional life. She earned her Bachelors of Science from Curry College in 2001 and her Masters of Science – Adult Nursing from Boston College in 2008.

She worked for Atrius Health (Harvard Vanguard) for 20 years, most recently served as Clinical Director of Adult and Pediatric Telecom. Maureen was well-suited for a successful career in healthcare, as her selfless persona and strong desire to help others defined her. This was evident as she served as a Professor at her alma mater, Curry College teaching first year nursing students. Maureen was dedicated to the nursing profession, an advocate for patients, her staff and students. She was the recipient of multiple awards and accolades over the years for her significant contributions to healthcare. While her personal achievements are noteworthy, Maureen loved teaching and guiding her students at Curry College, and loved passing on the passion and knowledge she had obtained to help others excel in this field.

For the last 13 years, Maureen also owned and operated Waterford’s Pub and Restaurant, where family, friends and neighbors celebrated numerous special occasions. Maureen took tremendous joy and pride in the laughs and memories that filled her restaurant.

Maureen is also survived by her sisters Donna (Davide) Abruzzese of Norwood, Ann Marie (Sean) Russell of West Roxbury, Karen (Chris) Reino of South Yarmouth and brothers Patrick Skehill (Kim Heldmann) of West Roxbury and Gerard Skehill (Michelle Robertson) of Roslindale.

Moe-Moe as she was affectionally known by her loving 14 nieces and nephews will miss her dearly – Alyssa, Noelle, and Julia Abruzzese; Sean, Michaela, Kaitlyn and Liam Russell; Matthew, Molly and Maggie Reino; and Brendan, William, Taylor and Ryan Skehill. Moe-Moe and her nieces/nephews were inseparable. She adored them all and made them the center of her life. Maureen is also survived by many extended family members whom she enjoyed spending time with as there was sure to be lots of laughs.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours in the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street, West Roxbury on Friday, September 9, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral from the funeral home on Saturday, September 10th at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 10:30 a.m. To live stream the Funeral Mass, go to Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her memory to Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress.

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Gormley Funeral Service
2055 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132