Mary A. Kelly

10/07/2014 3:33 PM |

Former Riverhead resident Mary Kelly died Oct. 4 at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport. She was 94.

Ms. Kelly was born March 24, 1920, in Queens to Charles and Julia Keogh, and married Timothy J. Kelly.

Ms. Kelly worked as a secretary at Tryac Truck & Equipment in Riverhead. She was a former Columbiette and active parishioner at St. John the Evangelist Church in Riverhead. Family members said she enjoyed reading, singing in the choir, artwork and her family and friends.

Ms. Kelly is survived by her children, Susan Ruthinowski of Aquebogue; Joanne Knorr of Rochester, N.Y.; Bill Kelly of Aquebogue; Timothy Kelly of Seattle, Wash.; and Mary Jean Kelly of Eastport; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband and by her brother, John Keogh.

The family received visitors Oct. 7 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Funeral services were held Oct. 8 at St. John the Evangelist and were followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to San Simeon by the Sound, 61700 Route 48, Greenport, NY 11944.