Stephen Francis Kelly

April 10, 1952March 18, 2018

Stephen “Steve” F. Kelly, 65, of Fairhaven passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 18, 2018 in his home. He was the longtime and beloved companion of Sandra Crowley.

Born in Providence, a son of James J. and G. Patricia (O’Brien) Kelly he grew up there and lived most of his life between Newport and Cranston before moving to this area several years ago.

Steve graduated from high school before graduating from Boston College. He worked as a teacher for many years and he also worked at Monmet Jewelers Gorham Silver before his retirement. Steve was an avid sports fan, history buff and he enjoyed camping and golfing. In addition to his companion, he is survived by two sons, Matthew Kelly and his wife Dana and Daniel Kelly all of Chicago; grandchild, Errol Kelly; one brother, James Kelly and his wife Julianne of Fairhaven; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Joan Goes.

His family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at their home at 69 Cedar St., Fairhaven from 4-7 pm. Arrangements are by WARING-SULLIVAN at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. For online tribute In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Steve to the Make A Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island:


  • Calling Hours Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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Susan Costello

March 22, 2018

I am very sorry to hear about Steve. I have so many great memories of spending time at each others homes when we were growing up. Especially our trip to New Hampshire.
Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Susan (O'Brien) Costello