Kathleen Williams Kelley


Kathleen Williams Kelley, 84, of Bar Harbor passed away peacefully on June 30, 2009. She was born in Bar Harbor on Jan. 14, 1925. She was the daughter of Bertrum and Alice Williams Stanley. Kathleen was a very talented cook and loved to make food for special occasions for her family. She worked for many years catering for the summer people and 20 years at the Mount Desert Island Hospital. She loved family get-togethers, Sunday dinners, tea with her sisters, music and singing, her flower garden, old movies and being with her children, especially her grandchildren. She was a rabid Red Sox fan.

She is survived by sisters Grace Grindle, Ethel Stanley, and Margaret Bishop; and children Alice Ryan of Bar Harbor, Helen Miller of Oklahoma, Terrance Kelley of Bar Harbor and Margaret Ann Porter of Bar Harbor; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Martin Leo Kelley and sons William and Michael. Private graveside services were held on July 6, 2009 at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Bar Harbor.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 48 Eden Street, Bar Harbor. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com. Contributions in Kathleen’s memory may be made to the Meals for ME program c/o Healthy Life Café, P.O. Box 28, Bar Harbor, Maine  04609.

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