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George A. Kelly

AGE: 86 • Deptford

George A. Kelly of Deptford, NJ passed away on July 1, 2014 at the age of 86. Devoted husband of the late Margaret Kelly. Beloved father of Patricia Nye (William) of Deptford, NJ, the late George H. Kelly, Kenneth Kelly (Joanne Scarpa) of Collingswood, NJ, and Anthony Kelly (Maryann) of Galloway Twp., NJ. Dear brother of the late James Kelly, Rev. John Kelly of Phila., PA, and the late William Kelly. Proud grandfather of 11 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

George was a retiree of the U.S. Government, where he worked as a USDA inspector. He also served with the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was an avid baseball fan, playing for the farm team of the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1940's, not advancing only due to an injury he suffered during a game. He loved music, and playing the guitar. He even recorded his own CD.

Viewing will be Monday, July 7th, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM at Earle Funeral Home, 122 W. Church St., Blackwood, NJ 08012. His Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 AM at Infant Jesus Parish/St. John Vianney Church, Deptford, NJ. Interment will take place at Brig. Gen. Doyle Vet. Cem., Arneytown, NJ. In lieu of flowers contributions would be appreciated to the Disabled American Veteran's (D.A.V.) 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076. Condolences may be viewed/posted at


Published in Courier-Post from July 2 to July 4, 2014
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