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“Dear Cathy, Pete and Kids, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad......I just heard about it now, I did not know. All the memories you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Bob McGovern (Russo) - MA

“Mr.Kelly was a gentleman . With his well shined shoes and kind,generous heart he will be missed . My husband ,brother and I all had the honor of...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: William & Paula Trubia - RI

“I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't even know he was sick. I know he will always be in your heart and the love you had for each other was...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Loretta Rotondo - Boston, MA

“Dear Cathy and Pete, My sincerest condolences and sympathy on the loss of your dear father. I hold a special place in my heart as does my Mother and...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Cheryl Broderick Marquez - PA

“Rest in peace my brother. I will treasure always the memories of our trip to Ireland. Deepest condolences to Cathy, Peter, Emma and Paul. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: irene kelly - Stoughton, MA


6 of 11 | Posted by: Irene Kelly

“Uncle John You will be for ever missed. Love Frances ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Cathy: Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Mim and Tony Flecca - Waltham, MA

“My condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Kelly. May the God of all comfort give you comfort during this difficult time. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Theola Gray

“Cathy so sorry for your lose. Pam and Brian. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending deepest condolences and love to Cathy Magliarditi and Pete, their children Emma and Paul, and all of their family, neighbors and friends on...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Rouse - Andover, MA


Waltham – Mr. John J. Kelly, of Waltham, formerly of Mission Hill, died Saturday, May 6, 2017.

Born and raised in Mission Hill he was a graduate of Mission Hill High School in 1955 and years later went back to school where he earned his bachelor's degree from Boston College in 1975.

The beloved husband of the late Ellen M. (Daley) Kelly, he leaves his daughter, Catherine A. Magliarditi and her husband Peter of Waltham; his grandchildren, Emma and Paul Magliarditi; his sisters and brother, Mary Paras and her husband John of Norwood, Anne Sullivan and her husband Tom of Lexington, Robert Kelly and his wife Margaret of Stratford, Connecticut and Irene Kelly of Stoughton and many nieces and nephews.

John was also the brother of the late Gerard and Eugene Kelly.

Family and friends will honor and remember John's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Wednesday May 10th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, 311 River St., Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mt. Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorials in his name may be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice 90 Wells Ave., Newton, MA. 02459.