Anne L. (Sheehan) Kelly


Anne L. (Sheehan) Kelly, 86, of Squantum Drive, passed away on September 22, 2012 surrounded by her family at Scalabrini Villa in North Kingstown. She was the wife of Joseph A. Kelly, Esq. for 57 years.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late William and Nora (McCagney) Sheehan. Anne was a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School in 1943 and Katharine Gibbs in 1945. She was a secretary at Brown University and later for the Veterans Hospital in Providence. She retired in 1956 having served as a legal secretary for 6 years. She was a member of the Saint Paul Church Women's Club. She devoted herself to her family and her greatest joy was her three granddaughters.

Besides her husband; she is survived by her daughter, Paula A. Kelly, Attorney, of Barrington; three granddaughters, Kathryn, Elizabeth and Emily Migliaccio. She was the mother of the late Joseph A. Kelly, Jr.; sister of the late V. Lloyd Sheehan and William A. Sheehan.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 8 :30 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road, Route 117, Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. Paul Church, One St. Paul Place, Cranston. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. Visiting hours will be held Friday from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Paul School, 1789 Broad St. Cranston, RI 02905 in her memory would be appreciated.


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