Ryan M. Kelley
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LEBANON, Maine - Ryan M. Kelley, 35, of Lebanon, Maine, died December 10, 2013 at Maine Medical Center from injuries sustained December 2, 2013 in a pedestrian-automobile accident in Lebanon, Maine. Ryan was born June 24, 1978 in Portsmouth, the son of Claire (Chevalier) Kelley of Rochester, and Dennis M. Kelley and his wife, MellyRuauw of York, Maine.
Ryan was raised in Cape Neddick, Maine, attended York Schools and graduated from York High School in 1997. He enjoyed playing football throughout those years. Later, he used his gift for landscape and design to leave his mark around the community. Ryan particularly enjoyed spending time with his best friend and brother, Eric, as well as many other friends and family. He also enjoyed making videos while flying his phantom drone with his beloved dog, Turbo.
Ryan is survived by his brother, Eric Kelley of Lebanon, Maine and his grandparents, Constance Kelley of Portsmouth, and Raoul and Jeannette Chevalier of Somersworth. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, William Kelley in 1978. Also surviving are the following aunts and uncles: Elaine Chevalier of Barrington; Denise and Robert Couture of Somersworth; Diane and Randy Wallingford of Barrington; Norm and Kaisy Chevalier of Georgia and Patty and Chris Karas of Dover, as well as several cousins and dear friends, Bob and Gloria Erickson.
Fortunately, Ryan had the opportunity to fulfill his wish of becoming an organ donor, enabling others to live longer, healthier lives.
Arrangements are under the care of Wiggin, Purdy, McCooey, Dion Funeral Home, 655 Central Avenue, Dover, N.H. with a wake to celebrate Ryan's life on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. at St. Martins Church in Somersworth with Fr. Michael Taylor officiating.
Family flowers only. Contributions may be made in memory of Ryan M. Kelley to Organ Donor.gov …. Or The Gary House, 97 State Street, Portland, Maine. To sign our online guest book, please go to www.purdyfuneralservice.com.
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Wiggin-Purdy-McCooey-Dion Funeral Home
655 Central Avenue Dover, NH 03820
Published in Fosters from Dec. 12 to Dec. 15, 2013