Gregory Joseph Kelley
Gregory Joseph Kelley
  • December 29, 1957 - December 17, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Gregory Joseph Kelley passed away on December 17, 2017, at St. Anthony's Nursing Home in Metairie after a lengthy illness at the age of 59. He is survived by his parents, Gerald Kelley and Patricia Gillane Kelley, his sisters Maureen Kelley Gomez, , Bridget Kelley Jones (Michael), Sheila Kelley (Michael Parker), Regan Kelley Contois, and his brothers Michael Kelley (Rochelle Mefford & mother Betty Lou Sweeten) and Patrick Kelley. Greg was preceded in death by brothers Brian Kelley and Glen Kelley. He will be missed by his numerous nieces and nephews. Greg attended St. Edward the Confessor School with his eight brothers and sisters, graduated from East Jefferson High, attended Delgado College, and served in the National Guard. He dealt with increasing medical problems with grace and good spirit, and will be remembered by friends and family for his love of rock and roll music, skill at board games, enjoyment of life and quick Irish wit. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Edward the Confessor Church in Metairie on Friday, December 29 at 11:00 AM, visitation at 10:00 AM. Internment will be private. The family wishes to thank the caretakers who assisted us in Greg's last years, with special thanks to the many kind people at St. Anthony's Nursing Home.