Mary Rita Kelly

July 05, 1918 - November 02, 2008 

Mary Rita Kelly

July 05, 1918 - November 02, 2008 

Obituary for Mary Rita Kelly

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, November 6, 2008 for Ms. Mary R. "Rita" Kelly. Ms. Kelly was born in Boston, a daughter of the late James L. and Catherine (Brennick) Kelly. She grew up in Watertown and has been a lifelong resident. She was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School in 1931 and in 1968 She graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Rita worked for many years as a Payroll Supervisor for the former Farrington Manufacturing Company formerly of Watertown. She was a member of the St. Patrick's Alumni Association and had been a former member of Legion of Mary and the Sodality at St. Patrick Parish in Watertown. Ms. Kelly died on Sunday, November 2, 2008 at the St. Patrick's Manor in Framingham at the age of 90.She is survived by her sisters: Alice Griffin of Concord, Lillian O'Neil of Sandwich, Patricia Smith of W. Concord and her brother Lt. James J. Kelly, Watertown Fire Dept. (ret), of E. Sandwich. She was predeceased by her sisters: Helen K. MacDonald, Irene Hammond, Mildred Oliver and Ann Marie Carroll. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held in the chapel of St. Patrick's Manor, 863 Central St. Framingham, MA 01701 on Thursday at 8:30 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:30 A.M. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 AM in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Watertown.Contributions may be made in Rita's memory to St. Patrick's Manor.

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