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Timothy J. Kelty, Jr., 89, of Hightstown, NJ passed away, Saturday March 17, 2012, at The Elms at Cranbury. Born and raised in Hightstown, Timothy moved to Rossmoor in 1995. He returned to Hightstown in 2009 to live with his family. Timothy was a 1940 graduate of Trenton Catholic Boys High School, (its first graduating class). He went on to receive his Bachelors degree from Rider College and law degree from the Dickinson School of Law. He served a one year clerkship under former Judge James S. Turp and Henry G. P. Coates. Timothy was sworn in as Attorney at Law of New Jersey in 1948. He was associated with the firm of Turp and Coates in Hightstown until 1954 when he began his own law practice in Hightstown. He maintained his practice in town until 2008. Timothy also served as Attorney for Cranbury Zoning Board, Borough of Hightstown, East Windsor Township, East Windsor Planning Board, East Windsor Township Municipal Utilities Authority, during its formation and for 16 years thereafter and the Hightstown Trust until its merger. Timothy was a member and former President of Hightstown Democratic Club, member and Past Exalted Ruler of the B.P.O.E. Lodge # 1955, member of the East Windsor Lions Club, Peddie Golf Club and served as Trustee of the Hightstown-East Windsor YMCA. He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Hightstown, having served as Trustee and Past President of its Holy Name Society. In his youth, Timothy enjoyed hitch hiking, including two years back and forth while attending Trenton Catholic Boys High School and three years, including summers, while attending Rider College. In 1945, he traveled to Los Angeles and hitch hiked all the way back to Carlisle, PA.. He enjoyed watching sports, was a lifelong Philadelphia Phillies fan and former coach and manager of the Hightstown YMCA youth baseball team. Timothy was an avid golfer until the birth of his grandchildren. They were his greatest joy and he devoted all of his time to them. Timothy was very proud of his Irish ancestry. He was predeceased by his parents, Frances (Van Lieshout) and Timothy J. Kelty, Sr.; his loving wife, Karin H. (Lindholm); and his sister Catherine Kelty. Timothy is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Lori Kelty; his grandchildren, Kristen, of Manassas, VA, and Megan and Sean Kelty, of Hightstown; his sister and brother-in-law, Frances (Pat) L. and Harold Hamill, of Lawrenceville, several nieces and nephews and many members of the Lindholm family of Sweden. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday 11 am. at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, 251 Franklin Street, Hightstown, NJ. Interment will follow in St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Freehold, NJ. A memorial gathering of friends and family will be held Saturday from 10 – 11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, 251 Franklin Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520 or to the Hightstown- East Windsor Historical Society, 164 North Main Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520, in Timothy's memory. Arrangements are under the direction of Glackin/Saul Funeral Home, 136 Morrison Avenue in Hightstown, NJ. www.saulfuneralhomes.com

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