Kelly, Joseph, Jr.

Army Veteran Retired From Honeywell

Monday, November 5, 2012
Joseph Kelly
Joseph Kelly

Joseph Kelly, Jr., 75, of Ooltewah, peacefully passed on Friday, November 2, 2012 at  his residence.  

He was the son of the late Joseph and Alma Kelly.  He was a veteran having served in the United States Army and the Army Reserve. He attended Boston College and he graduated from Northeastern University with honors.  Mr. Kelly retired from Honeywell and Nyman Manufacturing having worked in the Data Processing Department.  He later taught Data Processing in the United States Coast Guard in a civilian capacity.  Mr. Kelly was a member of the Lions Club of Cape Cod, the Chattanooga Model Railroad Club and the National Association “S”  Gaugers. 

He was preceded in death by his son, Andrew Philip Kelly; and brother, William Kelly.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Pat Kelly of Ooltewah; daughter, Penny (Bruce) Hammond of Cleveland, Tennessee; three sons, Joseph S. Kelly III (Diane) of North Attleboro, Mass., Christopher Kelly (Kim) of Decatur, Tn., and John Kelly of Cleveland, Tn.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Pat Belanger of Florida.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesdy, Nov. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will be held at a later date at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Cape Cod with full military honors.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, California 90266, website www.pancan.org            

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.   

Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

 


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