Joseph “Joe” Anthony Kelly

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joseph “Joe” Anthony Kelly on May 29, 2011 in Vernon, BC at 67 years of age. Joe will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 46 years Rosella, his children Debbra Kelly (Ken) and Darren Kelly, and his grandson Dorian Kelly, all of Vernon, BC. He was predeceased by his in-laws Pete and Mary Hanchar. Joe was born on July 13, 1943 in Saint John, NB to Joseph and Mary Kelly. Joe played for the Boston Bruins farm team, valued family, enjoyed fishing and gardening. He enjoyed being around people and found peace in cutting firewood. Joe will be missed! In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association ( or to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation ( for Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome research. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via email:

Arrangements entrusted to


Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

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