Paul Joseph Kelley

Paul Joseph Kelley, of Westwood, formerly of Mattapan, December 23, 2014. Beloved husband of Patricia E. (Brennan) Kelley. Loving father of Paul G. and his wife Patrice Kelley of Hanover, Theresa M. and her husband Robert Owens of Westwood, Sheila A. and her husband Kevin Roake of Norfolk, Thomas J. and his wife Michelle Kelley of Walpole and Kevin M. and his wife Karen Kelley of Dorchester. Father-in-law of the late Noreen (Cahill) Kelley. Loving Papa of Julianne Kelley, Mary Theresa Kelley, Rachel Owens, Kevin Roake, Christian Kelley, Shane Kelley, Niall Kelley and Mabel J. Kelley. Brother of John and his late wife Christine Kelley of Milton and the late Claire and her late husband Charles Bell, William J. Kelley, Edward P. and his late wife Dorothy Kelley and James G. Kelley. Brother-in-law of Margaret Kelley, Barbara Kelley, Peter and his wife Patricia Brennan, John and his wife Ellen Brennan, Margaret and her late husband Jack Esperian and the late Edward Brennan. Paul is survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his longtime friend Thomas Whitey O’Hara. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2215 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Tuesday December 30 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Monday 4-8 PM. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Tuesday 1:45 PM. Due to floral restrictions at the cemetery, please make donations in Paul’s memory to Juvenile Diabetes Research, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481. Paul was a Navy veteran of WWII, serving aboard the USS St. Paul CA73, Life Member of Dorchester Lower Mills VFW Post 8699, retired MBTA trackman for over 20 years, and a former member of Teamsters Local 25 and Carmen’s Local 589.