Amelia Kelley

Obituary of Amelia Kelley

KELLEY, AMELIA ADELAIDE "ADDIE" Age 87 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Sunday November 5, 2017 at Seneca View Nursing Home. Addie was born on August 22, 1930 in Williamsport, PA the daughter of the late Joel D. and Margeurite T. Rupp Hennigan. She was a graduate of Southside High School Class of 1948 . Addie married her beloved husband Ernest G. Kelley on December 26, 1948 and he pre-deceased her on October 2, 2014 after almost 66 years of marriage. She was also pre-deceased by her four sisters and their husbands Norma & Lee Eck , JoAnna & Mack Mason , Eva Mae & Jack Hammond , and Marguerite & William Schultz , and her sister-in-law Terry (Mrs. Joel) Hennigan . Mrs. Kelley was a Mental Health Therapy Aide for the Elmira Psychiatric Center in Elmira, NY. She was a long-time member of The First Presbyterian Church of Horseheads , Order of Eastern Star Horseheads Chapter , and The Horseheads American Legion Post # 442 Auxiliary. Addie volunteered at numerous places and believed strongly in helping others less fortunate than her. Addie loved her family and friends and treasured the time she spent with them. Addie is survived by her loving children : Neva & Gary Knisely of Horseheads, NY; Michael & Mary Kelley of Ridgefield, CT; Stephen & Diane Kelley of Erin, NY; Lisa & John Kinne Sr. of Horseheads, NY, and Michelle & Larry Nigro of Horseheads, NY ; grandchildren : Jason & Dawn Kelley of Geneva, NY; David & Melissa Kelley of Horseheads, NY; Patrick & Jennifer Kelley of Newtown, CT; Ryan Nigro & Betsy Hernandez of Woodbridge, VA; Garry & Amy Knisely of Johnson City, NY; Celeste Nigro & Jordan Rathbun of Horseheads, NY, and John Kinne Jr. of Horseheads, NY; great grandchildren: Megan Kelley, Brennan Kelley, Jared Kelley, Maddison Kelley, Sofie Horna, Reagan Kelley and Declan Kelley; brother : Joel Hennigan of Horseheads , NY ; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends . Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Wednesday November 8 , 2017 from 5-8 PM. Mrs. Kelley's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday November 9, 2017 at 11 AM with the Rev. Cheryl Ann Elfond officiating. Addie will be laid to rest in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY next to her beloved husband Ernie immediately following her funeral services. In lieu of flowers , the family respectfully requests that Mrs. Kelley be remembered through memorial donations to Meals on Wheels of Chemung County 409 William Street Elmira, NY 14901 or to a charity of one's choice.