Sister Mary Ronan Kelly mfic

Sister Mary Ronan Kelly, mfic, a member of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of Newton for 73 years, died on December 27, 2011 at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. Daughter of the late James and Mary (Mulrey) Kelly, Sr. Mary Ronan is survived by her niece, Rose Mary Byrne of Braintree; her nephew, Francis Kelly of Dysart, Ireland; and her grand-nieces, Emar and Ann Kelly, both of Ireland. She is also survived by several members of her extended family and her fellow Missionary Franciscan Sisters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Mount Alvernia Convent Chapel, 790 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458 on Thursday, December 29 at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visitation will be held in the chapel on Thursday morning, 9:00-10:00AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Retirement Fund of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters at the address listed above would be appreciated.