Prince Edward Island, Canada Obituaries and Death Notices Collection
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Posted By: CanadianObits.com Date: Monday, 30 May 2016, at 10:27 p.m.
Mr. John Lawrence Kelly
September 24, 1917 - March 14, 2010
Kelly, John Lawrence Ė passed away Sunday March 14, 2010 in the QEII Health Sciences Center, Abbie J. Lane Site . Born September 24, 1917 in Charlottetown, PEI, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Gertrude (Brogan) Kelly. He married Constance Viola Smith of Dartmouth, NS on August 6, 1940. This union brought forth 11 children. John was foremost a husband and caring father. In his younger years he was an avid hockey player in Junior A with Charlottetown. Later he joined the army and served overseas during WWII with the PEI Highlanders from May 15, 1940 to December 21, 1945. After the war, he worked as a machinist with Department of Transportation, then retired and worked seasonal maintenance with his sons at Hartlen Point Golf Course. John is survived by daughters, Diane Shepherd, Dartmouth; Sandy (John) Huson, Kitchener, Ontario; Debbie (Al) Williamson, Kitchener, Ontario; Holly (Cecil) Carr, Eastern Passage; Cindy (Bruce Langille) Kelly, Dartmouth; sons, Jack (Heather), Dartmouth; Jim (Carrie), Eastern Passage; Steven (Debbie), Shubenacadie; Dennis (Brenda), Truro; Robert (Carla McBride), Dartmouth; 22 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews of PEI; special niece Noreen and great niece Mary. He was predeceased by his wife Constance Viola and son Joseph. John was the last surviving member of his immediate family. A graveside service will be held 2pm Wednesday, March 17 at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. There will be no reception. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Johnís memory to a charity of choice.