Patricia M. “Patsy” (Ryan) Kelley of South Boston passed away peacefully on Sept. 19. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank J. Kelley.
She was the loving mother of Francis E. Kelley and his wife, Marianne, of Milton, Patricia Lampron of Dorchester, Steve Kelley of Hopkinton, Ellen Cawley and her husband, Michael, of Dorchester, Lynda Hosea and her late husband, Carl, of Dorchester, Julie DeZutter and her husband, Phil, of Upton, and Matthew Kelley and his wife, Kristine, of Easton. She was the cherished grandmother of 18 loving grandchildren and had seven great-grandchildren. She was the dear sister of Margaret “Peggy” Ryan of South Boston, the late Red as well as Buddy and Mary O’Neill, and Mike, Jim and Joe Ryan. She also is survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.
Due to the ongoing health crisis, all funeral services will remain private. Services are under the care of the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home in Dorchester. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Patsy may be made to the Carl Hosea Jr. Helping Hands Foundation, 11 Flavia St., Dorchester, MA 02122.