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Thomas James Kelly Jr.

1953 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Thomas James Kelly Jr. Obituary
Kelly, Thomas James Jr.
62, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away peacefully on the morning of September 9, 2015. He was surrounded by loving family at the time of his passing. A memorial gathering will be held at 5:00 pm on Tuesday September 15, 2015 at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary, 6500 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale 85254, followed by a celebration of Tom's life at Pinnacle Peak Country Club, 8701 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale 85255. Tom lived a charmed life during his time with us. He was born June 17, 1953, in Newark, NJ. He graduated from West Orange High In 1971 and proceeded to complete a degree at Upsala College and embarked on a career in construction sales. He lived in the NY/ NJ area until he moved to Scottsdale three years ago. There, he enjoyed time with his wife and friends, their beautiful home and of course the close proximity to the golf course. Tom was the loving husband of Cindy Kelly, and father of Denise Kelly 34, and Thomas J. Kelly III, 32. He recently became a grandfather to Thomas J. Kelly IV and Isabella Kelly, children of Thomas and Michelle Kelly. He was the dedicated son of Thomas and Ethel Kelly, and loving brother of Christine Auriemma (Steve) and David Kelly (Judi). Tom embraced Cindy's family including her sons Blair and Austin Berger, parents and sisters and they became known as his Arizona family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Thomas Kelly Memorial fund c/o John Drummer Office of Medical Education, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA 95817. Please visit hansenmortuary.com for condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 13, 2015
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