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Thomas Robert Kelly

April 28, 1930 February 9, 2019
Thomas  Robert Kelly
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Thomas Robert Kelly

Age 88, of Owosso passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 4:28 a.m. in his home. He passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by loved ones.There will be no services at this time. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Tom was born April 28, 1930 in Owosso, the son of Paul and Marguerite (Anderson) Kelly.

He graduated from Corunna High School, Class of 1949 and served in the United States Army Corp of Engineers.
Tom attended Northgate Wesleyan Church and was a member of the Local UAW 599. 

He enjoyed helping others and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need, never turning down an opportunity to pitch in.

Tom married Ellen Kennell at Northgate Wesleyan Church on December 12, 1988. 

He was an avid carpenter and retired from General Motors Buick after 37 years of service. He was a wonderful craftsman and highly skilled mill right. He built houses for his stepson, father in law and helped remodel many of his family's homes.

Tom is survived by his wife Ellen; children Sherry (Rich) Kelly-Hocking, Tim Kelly, Carol Kelly and Margaret Hill, Laurie Ahearne, Lisa Kennell, Lynnette Hannah, Rob Kennell, and Rich (Trish) Kennell; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews and many other loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his daughter Sarah; grandson Kyle and brothers James, Paul and Dick.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hospice House of Owosso.

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