Doris M. Kelly, 88, Londonderry, NH – Beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother Doris M. Kelly, 88, formerly of Milk Street in Westboro, MA, died May 5, 2012, at her home in Londonderry, where she lived with her daughter Maureen and son-in-law Harry Hegg. Her husband of 55 years, Thomas F. Kelly, Jr. predeceased her in 2003.
She leaves two other daughters, Sharon Furbish, wife of Gerald of Boylston and Patricia Bergstrom, wife of Stephen of Marlboro; a son, Daniel Kelly of Boston; six grandchildren, Erin, Christopher, Stephanie, Lindsay, Craig, and Meghan; two great grandsons, Lantis and Jason Jr, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Irene Matuzek in 1990.
Doris was born in Worcester, the son of George and Florence (Donahue) Russell, and lived in Westboro for 37 years, where she was a member of St. Luke’s Parish, before moving to Londonderry in 2002. She graduated from the former Commerce High School, Worcester, and was a full-time homemaker, devoted to raising her four children.
Doris was an avid crossword puzzler, card player and Red Sox fan. Her other interests included computers, shopping, ceramics, and doting on her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an inspiration to anyone she met and will be remembered for her warmth, compassion, strength, and wisdom.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours were held on Monday, May 7th from 5 – 7pm at Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Rd., Londonderry, NH 03053. A separate visitation was also held prior to the funeral on Wednesday, May 9th from 8:30 – 9:30am at Britton-Summers Funeral Home, 4 Church St., Westboro, MA 01581, with a mass at 10:00am at St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St. Burial will be in St. Luke’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VNA Home Health Hospice Services, 1850 Elm St., Manchester, NH 03104-2911. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com