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Doris E. Kelly
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Obituary for Doris E. Kelly

Doris E. Kelly, 93, a lifelong area resident, died on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at her home in Poughkeepsie.

Born on January 15, 1924 in Poughkeepsie, Doris was the daughter of the late Ernest E. and Marjorie E. (Kilmer) Stimpson.

She worked as a secretary for IBM in Poughkeepsie until her retirement in March of 1990.

Doris was a member of the First Baptist Church of Poughkeepsie.

On April 6, 1947 at Holy Trinity Church in Poughkeepsie, she married Cornelius Kelly. He predeceased her in 1970.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Susan A. Kelly, of Poughkeepsie; niece, Cheryl Lombardi; and nephew, Bruce Stimpson, and his wife, Wendy.

Calling hours will be from 10am-12pm on Tuesday, December 19th at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

A funeral service will be at 12pm, following the calling hours. Rev. Dr. Pablo Rivas will be officiating.

Burial will follow at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.

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Cemetery Details


Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery

342 South Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602


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