Joseph P. "Joey" Kelly, of Braintree, passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at South Shore Hospital after a courageous battle with multiple sclerosis. Born in Quincy and raised and educated in Braintree, where he lived most of his life. He was a pipe coverer for Local 6. The beloved son of Robert and Dorothy (Daly) Kelly of Braintree, Joey was the loving brother of Andrew and his wife Karen of Braintree, Beth Adams and her husband Michael of Dorchester, Brian and his wife Samantha of Easton; and is also survived by his nieces and nephews, LouAnna, Ashley "Maroo", Pierce, Hayden, Blakelyn and Declan. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home, 74 Elm St., Quincy Center. Family and friends are invited. On Friday there will be a gathering at the funeral home at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 550 Washington St., Quincy. Burial is at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Donations in Joey's memory may be made to a
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Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home
74 Elm St Quincy, MA 02169
Published in The Patriot Ledger on Aug. 21, 2014