Richard S. Kelley

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“I will always remember Dick with true affection and admiration. He was a success at everything he did and his greatest achievement was the beautiful...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“I will always remember Dick with true affection and admiration. He was a success at everything he did and his greatest achievement was the beautiful...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Richard Kelley - South Windsor, CT

“My condolences to the Kelley family on your loss. He was a respected businessman and teacher of great integrity, and he will be exceedingly missed....Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Jeff Holcombe

“Dear Carol, I am so sorry to hear the news and send my condolences to you and the children. It's very hard to believe so much time has passed and I...Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: Cynthia Brigham

“Carole and Family, Sending my sincere sympathy for your loss. God Bless you going forward. ”
5 of 37 | Posted by: Diane Smith - South Windsor, CT

“Hi Kathy: I was shocked to hear of your father's passing. I am so very sorry that I will not be able to attend his viewing this evening. ...Read More »
6 of 37 | Posted by: judy derench

“Carol...Bruce.....we're so, so sorry to hear about Dick. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family. Always enjoyed spending time chatting with...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Bill and Maureen Fagan

“My deepest condolences go out to Kathy (whom I just met a few months ago) and of course the entire Kelly family. Ive heard nothing but great things...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Gerald Sommers - South Windsor, CT

“Dear Carol and familyI want to express my deepest sympathy for your loss. I know what you are going through having just lost my husband 4 months ago...Read More »
9 of 37 | Posted by: Geraldine Fradianni - CT

“Dear Kathy, I am very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. He was always very sweet to me. May God...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: Mary Ann from Herb Stevenson's

“Kathy, Thinking of you and your family at this sad time! ”
11 of 37 | Posted by: Molly Tripp - Vernon, CT

“Im so sorry to hear about Dicks passing, My self and my family send our Thoughts and prayersGeorge Mellen and family ”
12 of 37 | Posted by: George Mellen

“We are saddened to learn about the passing of Dick Kelly. He has been a customer, a friend, a mentor and more to us. Dick's ability to give back to...Read More »
13 of 37 | Posted by: Kevin Goff - Suffield, CT

“Mrs. Kelley, Kathy, Scott, Bruce and the entire Kelley family, On behalf of the entire crew of Jim's Drywall we send our deepest sympathy to you. We...Read More »
14 of 37 | Posted by: Jim Fontanazza - West Hartford, CT

“Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with your family during this time. ”
15 of 37 | Posted by: Karla Streeter - South Windsor, CT

“I am sorry to hear of Mr. Kelly's passing. He was largely responsible for making the phone call that helped get me into UMaine. I am forever...Read More »
16 of 37 | Posted by: Stephen Kingsbury - Milford, ME

“Mrs. Kelley, Bruce, Scott and Kathy, I am sorry to hear about your loss. My condolences to you and your family. ”
17 of 37 | Posted by: Lance Clayton - friend

“Dear Carol and Family:Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one.Sincerely,Former RotariansWindsor Locks, CT ”
18 of 37 | Posted by: Paul and Lois Lodola - FL

“South windsor lost their "own blue eyes" in Dick Kelly. May God grant him peace in the next life and also grant the same peace to his wife , Mrs...Read More »
19 of 37 | Posted by: Lisa Maneeley - South Windsor, CT

“So sorry to hear about Mr. Kelley. He was my guidance counselor at SWHS and a great friend of my dad's, Ken Jackson. You are in my prayers. ”
20 of 37 | Posted by: Paula Jackson Hurley - Manchester, CT

“My condolences, love and prayers to the entire Kelley Family. ”
21 of 37 | Posted by: Tammy Alferi - Manchester, CT

“Our most sincere sympathy on the passing of Dick. He was a fine man and contributor to our community who took personal pride in everything he has...Read More »
22 of 37 | Posted by: Mark & Lisa Lillis - CT - friend

“Carol, Kathy, Scott and Bruce, I am so very sorry for your loss.....I remember those early years of RSK and Dick coming to the job and taking time...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: Tom Zerio - Manchester, CT

“Kathy, Steve and family,We are so saddened to hear about Mr Kelly’s passing.Our deepest condolences to you and your family.Please...Read More »
24 of 37 | Posted by: Prashanth K

“Mrs. Kelley, Kathy, Scott, Bruce and family,We were so sad to learn that Mr. Kelley passed away. We will miss him very much. He was always so much...Read More »
25 of 37 | Posted by: Pitruzzello Family

“Carol and Family,On behalf of The Steben Family we extend our thoughts and prayers on the sad loss of Richard (Dick). Our family remembers him so...Read More »
26 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“For many years Dick and I would have informal discussions about what was going on in the Chamber, ECHN and town. I always relied on his advice. He...Read More »
27 of 37 | Posted by: Jay Bigman - acquaintance

“Dear Carol and family. It is with heavy hearts that we read of Dicks passing He will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at...Read More »
28 of 37 | Posted by: Joel Gordon - Greenacres, FL

“My deepest condolences go out to the Kelley family. Mr. Kelley always took the time to chat with me and make me and my kids smile. He will be greatly...Read More »
29 of 37 | Posted by: Dennis & Fran Davey - Tolland, CT

“A deep sorrow holds my heart still and surface through tears and memories of a wonderful man who's path crossed mine for a brief time and the memory...Read More »
30 of 37 | Posted by: Dennis and Fran Davey - Tolland, CT

“My deepest condolences go out to the Kelley family. Mr. Kelley always took the time to chat with me and make me and my kids smile. He will be greatly...Read More »
31 of 37 | Posted by: Amy Glater Mondschein - CT

“As a tenant of the Town Center Plaza I have such appreciation for the Kelley family. He attended each of our business events and always acknowledged...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Dawn Greenfield - South Windsor, CT

“Sorry for your lost ”
33 of 37 | Posted by: Ed Lane - CT - friend

“Dick was great friend of mine and the South Windsor Police Department. He will be missed by me and my colleagues. My sincere condolences to the...Read More »
34 of 37 | Posted by: Tom Hart - Buffalo, WY - friend

“Our sincere sympathies for your loss. ”
35 of 37 | Posted by: Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

“Dear Carol, We are saddened by the news about Dick. Sree and I send you our heartfelt condolences on your loss. As a fellow rotarian and a fellow pdg...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: Prasad Menon - Simsbury, CT

“Carol,Kath,Scott and Bruce. Dick will be missed. Bob Michele Kara linden Kelsy. Sad news ”
37 of 37 | Posted by: Bob Fleet - CT - Family Friend


Richard S. "Dick" Kelley, 83, of South Windsor, CT beloved husband of Carol (Stebbins) Kelley, died peacefully on Friday, February 17, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born on February 18, 1933, in Northeast Harbor, ME, son of the late Heslyn L. and Georgia (Hartley) Kelley. Dick was a graduate of Mt. Desert High School in Northeast Harbor, ME and went on to graduate from the University of Southern Maine, later earned his Master's Degree from the University of Connecticut and a Doctor of Education Degree from Nova University. He served our country for two years with the U.S. Army. Dick started his teaching career as an Industrial Arts teacher in Maine, before teaching at South Windsor High School for 9 years, where he also taught Driver's Education and was a Guidance Counselor. He went on to become the Vice Principal of Avon Middle School for 11 years and simultaneously started RSK Contractors in 1975, which later became RSK-Kellco, Inc. Dick served as president of the Hartford County Home Builders Association where he received many prestigious awards including Builder of the Year and was Vice President and Life Director of the National Home Builders Association. He was inducted into the Rotary Club of South Windsor in 1970, served as District Governor in 1989-1990, received a Paul Harris Award and spent the last 47 years working to provide "Service Above Self" to those in our community. He served on many boards including the SW Republican Town Committee, was an ECHN Foundation Trustee, President of South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, a Deacon at Wapping Community Church and an organizer of the former Bank of South Windsor. Dick was an extremely generous man who enjoyed giving back to the community. Dick enjoyed spending time with his family and loved being at Lord's Point in Stonington. Along with his wife Carol of over 58 years, he leaves his children, Kathryn Pitruzzello and her husband Stephen of South Windsor, Scott Kelley and his wife Lisa of South Windsor and Bruce Kelley of Marlborough; his sister, Clara Everett, and her husband Ervin of Corinth, ME; his beloved grandchildren who were the lights of his life, Gillian, Jack, Blake and Carly, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Heslyn "Bobby" Kelley, Edward Kelley, Shirley Hatch and Polly Kelley. His family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, from 4-7 p.m., at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Rd., South Windsor. A funeral Service will he held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 11 a.m., at Wapping Community Church, 1790 Ellington Rd., South Windsor. Burial will be private at the request of his family. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the South Windsor Community Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 1341 South Windsor, CT 06074 and / or The South Windsor Rotary Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 491, South Windsor, CT 06074. Please visit us at www.carmonfuneralhome.com for online condolences and guest book.