Arthur George Kelly of Ellenville, NY passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2014. He was 60 years old.
Born in Middletown, NY on March 30, 1954; he was the son of the late Benjamin and Alberta (Krull) Kelly.
Arthur had worked as a Correctional Officer at the Otisville Correctional Facility and more recently at the Ulster Correctional Facility. He was a corvette enthusiast, an avid hunter and fisherman. Art was also a loyal Yankees and Jets fan. He was an active member of the Elks Lodge #1971 as well as the Sons of the American Legion.
Arthur was predeceased by his brother Michael Kelly
Mr. Kelly is survived by his sisters, Jaye Collca of Henderson, NV and Grace Kennedy of Ellenville; godson and nephew, Richard Loos of Michigan; goddaughter and niece, Brenna Kennedy of Ellenville; nieces, Danielle Kennedy of Ellenville and Whitney McMurtrie of Nevada; great nieces, Vizma and Trysten Loos and Elle McMurtrie; great nephew, Finn Loos; sister-in-law, Kathryn Hoar of Grahamsville and aunts and several cousins. Art also leaves behind extended family. The ones devoted to making his final journey as comfortable as possible: aunt Rosalie Sherry, cousins Joe and Jim Sherry and Donna Tamoney and two extra special people who always went the extra miles Linda Sherry and Bob Ingham.
Special thanks to Dr. Dinsmore, unmatched by any in his care and devotion to his patients and their families. Thanks also to Dr. Dinsmore’s staff as well as Dr. Eanelli and his staff for their care and services.
Visitation will be on Sunday, June 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 North Main Street, Ellenville, NY 12428. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 9th at 10:30am at St. Mary’s St. Andrews Church, 137 South Main Street Ellenville, NY. Interment will follow at Fantinekill Cemetery, Ellenville, NY.
Donations in Arthur’s name can be made to American Cancer Society, 121 Executive Dr, New Windsor, NY 12553 or Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.