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“Theresa and her husband John Kelley ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Cassidy - Grandchild

“Theresa and her beloved late husband John V. Kelley ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Cassidy - Waltham, MA

“So very sorry about Aunt Theresa's passing. It has been so many years, but I remember her fondly!! So sorry I can't be there for the service. May...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Katherine Kelley - Vermont, VT

“Theresa's 7 Grandchildren ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Cassidy

“Teresa's 3 children John, Jackie, and Eddie ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Cassidy - Grandchild

“So sorry for you loss. Thinking of you all. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jim and Ann Deitrick

“Pic of my Grandmother with family ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Cassidy - Grandchild

“Pic of my Grandmother and Grandfather that she would like ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Cassidy - Grandchild

“My Grandmother with Santa ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Cassidy - Grandchild

“We are both so sorry for your loss. Our hearts and thoughts are with your familySteve & Judy ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Steve Schueler - Merrimack, NH

“I was truly saddened to hear that Aunt Theresa had left this physical world... She was always a delight. I know my parents will greet her warmly ...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Marlelne (Paone) Anderson - FL

“Ed, Jane, Eddie, Ryan, Sean:Sorry to hear about your mother and grandmother's passing. She was a funny lady with a unique sense of humor. with...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Kathleen Dunn - Scituate, MA

“Sorry to hear about Aunt Theresa. We unfortunately will not be able to attend the services because we are in Florida. Please know you are in our...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: John Hamel

“John, Jackie and Eddie..Very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a happy lady always full of energy. May she rest in peace.Bonnie, Mark &...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: BONNIE NEILSON - WALTHAM, MA

“Jackie, John, Eddie and families,We have a lot of memories together when we were kids growing up. Your mom was quite a character, never a dull...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Wade - Davenport, FL

“WIth our Deepest Sympathies My Grams (Leila M Paone) always talked fondly of Aunt Theresa - May God bless you All ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Angela Gagne - Derry, NH - Family

“Jacqueline, John, Ed, and Families,I am so sorry to hear of your mom"s passing. She was always sweet and kind to us when we visited so many years ago...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Janeen Hamel Chin - Gorham, ME


Waltham – Mrs. Theresa M. (Paone) Kelley, of Waltham, died on Friday, December 23, 2016 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was 87.

Theresa was born in Watertown on October 1, 1929, a daughter of the late Jerry and Claire (Lapriore) Paone. She was raised and educated in Watertown and moved to Waltham more than sixty years ago. Until her retirement she worked providing cafeteria service to several area companies and she also loved to follow all of the New England sports teams.

She was the wife of the late John V. Kelley and is survived by her children, Jacqueline Cassidy of Waltham, John Kelley, of Bel Air, Maryland and Edward Kelley of Waltham; her grandchildren, Kelley and Scott Cassidy, Edward, Ryan, Sean, Erin and Sara Kelley; her siblings, Viola Denault of Waltham, Evelyn Wade of Burlington and Jerry Paone of Watertown and many nieces and nephews.

She was also the sister of the late Frank, Emidio and Elmer Paone, Annie Seabold, Joanne Sheehan, Mary Palermo, Nellie Dunton and her twin, Esther LeSanto.

Family and friends will honor and remember Theresa's life by gathering to visit in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20),Waltham on Thursday December 29, 2016 at 9 a.m. before leaving in procession to the Saint Jude Church, 147 Main St., Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Watertown.