Catherine Rose Cramer Kiely(1924 - 2014)

Catherine Rose

Cramer Kiely

Asheville - Catherine Rose Cramer Kiely, 89, of Asheville, died Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Aston Park HealthCare Center.

A native of Brooklyn, NY, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Rose Burmel Cramer. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Charles Kiely.

Mrs. Kiely was a WWII Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.

She is survived by daughters Rosanne Kiely and Christine Grout and husband Don; sons Joseph "Mickey" Kiely and wife Regina, Larry "Lorin" Kiely, and Dan Kiely and wife Laura; grandsons Brian and fiance Joanne, Timothy and fiance Brittany, Jonathan and wife Patti; granddaughter Linnea; and great-granddaughter Brianna.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. C. Morris Boyd at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014, at the Basilica of St. Lawrence.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday at Groce Funeral Home, Patton Ave.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Memory Care of Asheville, 100 Far Horizons Lane, Asheville, NC 28803, or to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Rd, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

The online register is available at



Funeral Home

Groce Funeral Home
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3535

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 22, 2014