Fairport: Died peacefully on February 7, 2013. He was born on March 27, 1923 at Parshall Hospital in Oneonta, NY, son of Anthony & Mary Kelly. Predeceased by wife, Victoria; 3 sisters, Theresa Greenlee, Vivian O’Donnell and Alpha Riddell.
He was a loving, devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his son Stephen and wife Michele; daughter Mary Oakes and husband Tim, all of Fairport NY. He is also survived by 4 granddaughters, Lauren Valenti and husband Jason, Gretchen Kelly, Meagan Kelly and Victoria Oakes, all of the Rochester area; 2 sisters, Doris Vaughn and Marie Ames.
Mr. Kelly sewed in the United States Marine Corps. during WWII in the South Pacific and China. He married Victoria Allegretti on March 17, 1948. He worked for many years as a Union Carpenter, Foreman and Superintendent on many college campuses in Oneonta, Delhi and Cobleskill.
Funeral Mass will be held at a later date at St. Mary’s Church in Oneonta, NY. The family would like to thank the staff at Perinton Park Manor and Strong Memorial Hospital (Trauma ICU and Palliative Care Unit) for the wonderful care he received. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in hisname to the Humane Society.