Margaret Dorothy Wallace Kelly, 86, of Manchester, formerly of Bronx, N.Y., died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Milford Health and Rehab Center in Milford.
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Born Jan. 21, 1928, in New York, N.Y., she is predeceased by her parents, Robert and Dorothy Wallace of New York, N.Y.; brothers, Robert and William; and her late husband of 45 years, Martin G. Kelly of Manchester.
Margaret, also known as "Marge" by her family, was a homemaker, child day care provider, and banking secretary during her lifetime. She was known for her remarkable kindness, sense of humor, positive attitude, and friendliness. Her love for animals was bested by her love for her family.
Survivors include her son, Martin P. Kelly and wife, Michelle, of Milford; grandson, Sean P. Kelly and wife, Maura, of Kirkland, Wash.; sisters, Marie Wallace Pollock of New York, N.Y., and Dorothy Wallace Horan of Flushing, Queens; and nephews, Thomas and Joseph Horan.
Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester. Interment will follow at St. James Cemetery 360 Broad St., Manchester, CT.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111.
John F. Tierney Funeral Home
219 West Center Street Manchester, CT 06040-4857
Published in Journal Inquirer from Apr. 22 to Apr. 26, 2014