Patricia Ann Kelly
December 3, 1931 – January 30, 2021
Patricia Kelly, of Southborough, formerly of Framingham, MA, and NY, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away peacefully with family at age 89 on Saturday January 30, 2021 at Golden Pond Assisted Living Memory Care in Hopkinton, MA. She was born in Jackson Heights, NY on December 3, 1931 to the late James and Margaret (McLaughlin) Cullen.
She was the beloved wife of the late Donald P. Kelly and is survived by their children Brian Kelly and his wife Brenda of Hopkinton, Jean Kelly Kass and her late husband Thomas Kass of Bourne, Christopher Kelly and his wife Diane of Framingham, and Kevin Kelly and his wife Kristina of Boston. “Mimi” to her grandchildren, she leaves behind Matthew Kelly of Boston, Jacqueline Cox and her husband Joseph of Framingham, Brendan Kelly of Hopkinton, Thomas Kass and his wife Samantha of Scituate, Harrison Kelly of Arizona, Meagan Kelly of Boston and Erin Kelly of Boston; her sisters Audrey Concannon of NY, the late Margaret Cullen of Natick and her husband Martin of Ireland, and the late Kathleen Cullen of NY; her very close nieces and nephews James Duddy, Christine Cartwright, Patrick Cullen and the late Nora Cullen. In addition, she leaves behind her dearest friend, Andrew Soma, of Framingham.
Pat graduated from Bishop McDonald High School and St. Johns University in Brooklyn, NY. Prior to marriage, she began her career at JP Morgan in NY. In 1961, a move from New York brought the young family to Framingham where Pat happily raised her family with her husband Donald. She restarted her career with a paralegal degree from Bentley University in the early Seventies while working for the Law firm of Hargraves, Karb, Wilcox and Galvani in Framingham and then the Perini Corporation in Framingham where she became the first woman Officer of the company. Upon her retirement, she launched a successful career in real estate with Coldwell Banker.
Pat was the eldest sister of four girls growing up in Queens, NY and took that responsibility very seriously with everything she did. She was a driving force with a bright and kind personality up until her final day, which complemented her tremendous sense of humor. She cherished time spent with family, especially the weekly Sunday dinners at her house as her family grew with grandchildren over the years. She also loved vacationing with the extended family during the summers at the Cape. She was an inspiration to many and especially to her children, their spouses, and her grandchildren.
Our family would like to send our deepest gratitude to the staff at Brookhaven Hospice and Golden Pond Assisted Living for all her loving care.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, PO BOX 96011, Washington, DC.20090-6011
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Patricia Ann Kelly
February 6, 2021
The Kelly Family,
Deeply saddened to hear of your Mother's passing. She was a wonderful lady and it was always a pleasure to talk with her at "The Family Gatherings". Always a smile and good words. Pat will be missed by so many people - God Bless.
Jersey City NJ
Mike and Ruth Dineen
February 5, 2021
Your mother was a warm and caring person. We fondly remember the years that the Kelly family lived in our neighborhood. May the many wonderful memories of your mother offer you comfort.
February 2, 2021
On behalf of the Haff family, please accept our sincere condolences. Our families shared so many good times together. Mrs Kelly was always kind to the neighborhood kids and had a great sense of humor. Knight Road was an awesome street to grow up on and Mrs Kelly made it all the more memorable. May she rest in peace, amen.
February 2, 2021
Our family would like to send our condolences and thoughts to all of the Kelly family. When I heard the news of her passing it brought me back to my youth. I Remember Mrs Kelly as a kind and energetic Mother of four, working tirelessly at home and heading off to work each day. She was a great example of living life to it fullest.