Thursday, January 07, 2010


Lorain- Kathleen J. Kelley, 45, was born in Los Angeles, California on February 24, 1964. She died Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at Cleveland Clinic Hospital due to complications from surgery.

She attended St. Peter’s grade school and played CYO volleyball. She graduated with honors from Marion L. Steele High School in 1982, and attended the University of Akron.

Kathleen was a parishioner of Saint Peter’s Church in Lorain and served the community as a Eucharistic Minister, a PSR teacher and volunteered countless hours to many local charitable organizations. She worked as an insurance office manager for 25 years at her father’s insurance agency; Jack Kelley, CLU & Associates Inc.

She enjoyed spending time together with family and was a compassionate, caring daughter, sister, aunt and friend. Her dog, which she adopted through a rescue agency, also brought her much joy. She was a great pastry baker and enjoyed cooking. She liked to go deep sea fishing and scuba diving.

Kathleen is survived by her parents, Jack and Barbara Kelley of Lorain; brothers, Patrick W. Kelley of Sheffield Lake, Kevin N. Kelley of Wellington and Daniel J. Kelley of Sheffield Village; she had eight nieces and nephews and was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt and friend.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, John J. Kelley, and recently in July 2009, Michael C. Kelley; grandparents, uncle and cousin.

The family will receive friends at St. Peter Church, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH on Saturday, January 9, 2010 from 10:00 AM until time of service. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, January 9, 2010 at St. Peter Church, Lorain, Fr. Chuck Henkle, O.F.M., Conv., officiating. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Peter Church Capital Campaign Fund or St. Peter Church PSR Program, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH 44053. Arrangements are being handled by Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, (440) 244-1961. Condolences may be sent using


Post a Comment

<< Home

Visitor Counters
Dell Coupon