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Jack Kelly

Jack B Kelly

Friday November 10th, 1939 - Tuesday September 1st, 2020
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John (Jack) Kelly, 80, of Lambertville, died September 1, 2020 at Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, Pa. Jack was born November 10, 1939 to James and Louise (nee Wild) Kelly. Surviving are his wife of nearly 50 years, Bonny (nee WALKER) his Daughters, Kristy (Rick) Fleming of Lambertville NJ and Kerry Kelly of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. His biggest pride and joy, his Grandson TeKai Kelly Kirby who fittingly gave him his nickname, GRUMPS. His sister Barbara (Harold) Smith. Brothers in Law, Danny (Linda) Walker and Matt (Barbara) Walker. Sisters in Law Victoria (Gary) Manella, Mary (Bill) Robinson and the late Anne Walker Heft and several Nieces and Nephews. Other than spending time with his family, he loved coaching boys’ and girls’ basketball and softball, especially pitching and spending time at the beach.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Amwell Valley Ambulance Corps PO Box 147 Ringoes, NJ 08851 or the LambertvilleNew Hope Ambulance and Rescue Squad PO Box 237 Lambertville, NJ 08530. A funeral mass in memory of Jack will be celebrated Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10:00am at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 44 Bridge St. Lambertville NJ 08530. CDC and Covid restrictions will be enforced.
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Service Details

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    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. John's the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
    Address
    S. Franklin St.
    Lambertville, WA
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Pamela Kingsland,

Posted at 12:00am
Our deepest condolences. RIP Coach Kelly. The Kingsland family ~ Pamela Kingsland, Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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Keith Currie,

Posted at 12:00am
Thinking of you, Bonnie and family, as the “rush” of the past couple of weeks subsides. May you and everyone who loved Jack hold dear the many cherished memories you shared. He truly was “tall, dark and handsome,” however more importantly he was a dear friend to many. Jack’s lifetime of teaching, coaching & sharing his considerable wealth of knowledge will live on thru all who were blessed to know him. May peace be with you. Keith “Mr. Moves” Currie ~ Keith Currie, Spokane, Washington
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CONNIE FISHER,

Posted at 12:00am
Im sorry hear of your loss. I will remember him from high sch ~ CONNIE FISHER, Lambertville,, New Jersey
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Tom Suk,

Posted at 12:00am
Mr Kelly was my HS basketball coach at Bound Brook . He was not only a wonderful man, but a great friend. He helped me get jobs during HS and was always there for me when I needed advice. We frequently kept in touch and he and Bonny even attended my wedding. It was very hard not to call him Mr. Kelly as I grew olderas he constantly corrected me please, call me Jack. That's how much respect I had for him. Jack, you will truly be missed. Laurel and myself would like to offer our condolences to Bonny and the family. He was truly a GREAT man!Tom Suk ~ Tom Suk, Flemington, New Jersey
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Leanne Brown,

Posted at 12:00am
Sending all our Love and Prayers to the Kelly Family! He turned a little 8 year old girl into a 10 year old Pitcher with all the confidence in the world when she walks up to that mound. She will forever bring Jack with her when her front foot hits that pitching plate, and when that last strike of the game is thrown I know she will hear him say.. "Your Outta here!" He will forever be missed by the Brown Family. ~ Leanne Brown, Ringoes, New Jersey
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