Maria Kiely
Maria Kiely
  • April 4, 1925 - November 1, 2009
  • Nashua, New Hampshire

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Maria "Miep" (Meijer) Kiely, 84; of Nashua, NH, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2009 at the Merrimack Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH.

Mrs. Kiely was born in Schiedam, Netherlands on April 4, 1925. She is the daughter of the late Peter and Euphrosina (Vandijk) Meijer.

Miep was educated in the Netherlands and immigrated to the United States residing in Nashua in 1983. She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church. Miep is a very inspiring person and a problem solver. She enjoyed crafts and was a very talented seamstress often making clothes for herself and others.

She is predeceased by three brothers August, Jacques, and Julies Meijer.

Mrs. Kiely is survived by her loving husband of 26 years John Kiely of Nashua, four sons; James Kiely and his wife Josephina of Sturbridge MA, Timothy Kiely and his wife Sharlene of Oxford, MA, Christopher Kiely and his wife Susan of Vacaville, CA, and Daniel Kiely and his wife Christine of N. Attleboro, MA, three brothers; Theodore Meijer of Rotterdam, Netherlands, Joop Meijer of Ido Ambacht, Netherlands, and Paul Meijer of Schiedam, Netherlands, two sisters; Siny Melchers of Oss, Netherlands and Tosca Dols of Schiedam, Netherlands, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours were held on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the ST. LAURENT FUNERAL HOME, 116 Elm Street, Nashua, NH 03060. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 10:00am at St. Patrick Church in Nashua, NH. Burial followed at St. Patrick Cemetery in Hudson, NH. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Maria's name to Merrimack Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Rd, Merrimack, NH 03054.