Robert H. Kelly, 85, died on July 23, at Yale New Haven Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores, of Orange, her son Rick and wife Susan, and daughters Paige and Brooke of Atlanta, GA.
He is survived by his son, Robert and his wife Frances, and their children Ryan, Kevin and Corinne of Branford, CT; he is survived by his daughter, Barbara “Kelly” and her husband Jeff, and their children Caroline and Ian of Atlanta.
He also is survived by a sister, Bette, of Minneapolis, MN.
Robert was born on November 1, 1929, the son of Herbert and Margaret Kelly of Milford.
He was an avid golfer and lifelong member of Race Brook Country Club, where he was a former board member. He enjoyed his time as an assistant coach in both Pop Warner football and his son’s high school track and field team. He was an original member of the Orange Players’ Theater Group and acted in several productions.
He was president of the New England Oven & Furnace Co, of Orange, CT., where he worked until his retirement in 1995. He also served on the improvement committee for the town of Orange.
He traveled extensively with his wife and especially enjoyed visiting his extended family and friends in Atlanta.
Friends and family may call on Tuesday, July 28, from 4 – 8 p.m. at Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 29, 11:00 a.m. at the Orange Congregational Church. Interment to follow at the Orange Center Cemetery. Memorial donations in his name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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