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Obituary: Timothy John Kelly

Published October 13, 2014 at 12:36 p.m.

Timothy John Kelly
  • Timothy John Kelly

Timothy John Kelly, 62, of Isle La Motte, VT, died peacefully at home on October 12, 2014, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

Tim was born to the late Bernard and Ada Kelly, on July 21, 1952, in Philadelphia, Pa. He was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps from 1970 to 1974. He served in the Philippines where he met and married his bride, Janie (nee Heredge) on November 16, 1974. They lived and raised two beautiful children in New Jersey before retiring to Isle La Motte, VT.

Tim is survived by his two children: Meagan Bufano of Boston, MA; and Timothy Kelly of Hammonton, NJ. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters: Pat Keegan; Eileen Carter; Anne Buniak; Jerry Kelly; Dennis Kelly; Mike Kelly; and Kathy Brandon. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Tim was preceded in death by his mother and father; his brother Bern; and his sister Joan.

Tim’s ashes will be laid to rest in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph, VT.

A Funeral Mass for family and friends will be held in New Jersey at a date yet to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Hope Lodge, 237 East Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3412.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton, VT 05488

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