Richard G Kelly of Flourtown who grew up in West Oak Lane passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 20, 2018.
He was born on November 23, 1937, son of dedicated parents, William and Jeanette Kelly. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Father Patrick Kelly OSFS and James Kelly. Richard is survived by his wife Roberta Kelly and his children Jeannie (Bob) Weidner, Sharon (Eric) Stimmler, Linda Kelly, Timothy (Janet) Kelly, Patty (Dennis) Kelly and Kathy Reape as well as his brothers Tom Kelly and Father Dan Kelly and his 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Richard graduated Northeast Catholic High School in 1956. He enjoyed camping in “Minnie Winnie” with wife, children and grandchildren. He loved playing musical instruments, harmonica, guitar and piano just to name a few. Richard took pleasure in gardening and tinkering around the house, “Master Fixit” to everyone. He is a happy go lucky man that will be remembered as a loving and hardworking jovial man by his wife, family and friends.
Richard’s Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, September 26 at 10:30 AM at Our Mother of Consolation Church 9 E Chestnut Hill Ave, Philadelphia PA 19118
His viewing will be held before Mass from 9:00-10:30 AM also at the church.
Richard’s interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Philadelphia, Chestnut Hill: