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“To Whom It May Concern: I am saddened to learn of Jack Kelly's departure. I met Jack a few years ago at the Senior Center on James Island. He had...Read More »
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“Dearest Peg, What a blessing to have your family in my life. You continue to enrich my life with the hand-made pillow you made which is a constant...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Jennifer Robinson - Charleston, SC

“Aunt Peg and family, we were sorry to hear of Uncle Jacks passing. We will always remember his wonderful sense of humor and the pride and love he...Read More »
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John "Jack" Kelly, 86, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Margaret "Peg" Meredith Kelly entered into eternal rest Tuesday, February 19, 2013. His Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist at 2:00 p.m. Rite of Committal, private. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Jack was born May 16, 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, son of John Henry Kelly and Alice Ward Kelly. He graduated from Davis Elkins College, Class of 1949. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served in WWII. He met his wife in college and they married in 1951. He was a member of The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.. He retired in sales and marketing in Akron, Ohio. Jack was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend.

He is survived by his wife of Charleston, SC; children: Karen L. Brown and her husband Bill of Callawassie Island, SC, Kathleen E. Kelly and Michael J. Kelly both of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren: Meredith Gendron, Alexander Brown, Sean Kelly and Patrick Kelly.

Memorials may be made to Roper-St. Francis Hospice, 1483 Tobias Gadson Blvd., Ste. 208A, Charleston, SC 29407.