George L. Kelley
Kelley, George L.
George L. Kelley, 82, of Yorktown Heights, NY, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2014. George was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. George graduated Cardinal Hayes High School in 1950, and Manhattan College in 1954 with a BBA in Marketing. George served in the U.S. Navy at the U.S. Naval Air Station in Brooklyn, NY, from 1950-1962. George was in active duty from Nov. 61 – Nov. 62, six months of which he was deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
George married Joan Trusch in 1958 and raised four daughters. He was a sales representative for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Scarsdale, NY, from 1956-1992, where he received many citations and awards. George was a devoted parishioner of St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown for 50 years.
George enjoyed playing rounds of golf with his friends, trips to Atlantic City with his wife Joan, walking in the park, putsing around the yard, and spending time with his family. He was a wonderful provider, and made a nice life for his family in Yorktown Heights.
George is survived by his wife, Joan; his children Kathleen Manero, Patricia Ellis, Eileen Kelley, and Caroline Gove; his sons-in-law Chris Manero, David Ellis, and Russell Gove; and his seven grandchildren Allie, Corey, Marie, Maggie, Andrew, Daniel and James.
Calling hours will be at Clark Funeral Home in Yorktown, Sunday, June 1st from 3:00-6:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, June 2nd, 10:00 am at St. Patricks New Church in Yorktown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project: woundedwarriorproject.org.
Published in the The Journal News on May 31, 2014
Kelley, George L. [MC1954 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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