Michael Patrick Kelley
1958 - 2020
BORN
1958
DIED
2020
FUNERAL HOME
Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown - Erie
602 W 10th St
Erie, PA
Michael Patrick Kelley passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at Kingston General Hospital in Ontario, Canada.

He was born in Milton, Fla., on October 22, 1958 to Patricia O'Donnell Kelley Cronin and the late John E. Kelley.

He grew up in Erie, Pa. and graduated from Cathedral Preparatory High School and Northwestern University in Chicago with a degree in journalism.

Michael was a loving son and brother, travelling much of the world through his work as a journalist. He worked for Bloomberg News in Amsterdam, Holland and London, England covering European stories. He then worked for the National Press in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and the United Nations out of Geneva, Switzerland. Michael spent several years teaching journalism in Morrisville, N.Y. before moving to Canada. He loved golfing and playing tennis. Michael enjoyed Formula1 racing which he also covered for Bloomberg News throughout Europe and the United States, movies, reading and being in nature.

Michael was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his mother, Patricia of Erie; a brother, Mark Kelley (Sussana) of Austin, Texas; and a sister, Maureen Allen (Keith) of Columbus, Ohio; and their children, Jack and Claire of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Private burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Inc., 602 W. 10th St., Erie, PA 16502.

Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhomes.com.

Sign the Guestbook at www.GoErie.com/obits.



Published by Erie Times-News on Nov. 1, 2020.
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Michael became our neighbor in March 2020 when he moved into the house next door to us in Gananoque, Ontario, Canada. He was a quiet but friendly man. Over the summer we shared conversations and common interests and he seemed to enjoy his new neighborhood. We were shocked and saddened to learn of his passing. We regret not having had more time to get to know him better. All Michael's neighbors express their condolences.

Rest in peace Michael,
Doug Gravelle and Judy Senkowski
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November 14, 2020
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