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Philip J. Kelly

March 19, 1936 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 84)

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Philip J. Kelly of West Roxbury, June 17, 2020. Loving son of the late Ellen and Philip Kelly. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Moffit Kelly and the late Christine Wallace Kelly. Loving father of Philip J. Kelly Jr. and his wife Rhonda of St. Charles, MO; Donna Kelly of West Roxbury, Karen Kelly and her fiancé, Chris Tibbets of Hull and the late Brian and Michael Kelly. Stepfather of Michael Wallace.  Cherished Grandpa of the late Ilyssa Kelly, Philip Kelly and his wife Jill and bampa Leeann Mailly, Kaitlyn Mailly, Brian Thomas, Madison Graybert and great grand pa of Jayda. Devoted brother of Patricia and Leonard Karp of Westport, Ann Calla of Malden, James and Gail Kelly of Randolph and the late Edward, Thomas, Bernard, John, Paul and Robert Kelly. Loving brother-in-law of Catherine Kelly of Plymouth. Dear Friend of Christine Schiessl and father-in-law of Jody Schiessl. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Philip was a U. S. Army Veteran, Retired Electrician with the MBTA and an avid fan of the New England Patriots.

Visiting hours will be held in the Robert J. Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home 1803 Centre St., West Roxbury, on Sunday, June 21, from 4:00 to 7:00pm. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Holy Name Church on Monday, June 22, at 10:00am. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery.

All services conducted under the guidelines of Covid - 19

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284-9168

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June 21, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home
1803 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Mass of Christian Burial
June 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Holy Name Church
1689 Centre St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

June 22, 2020

11:15 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury

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