Harold Kelly

Obituary of Harold Frank Kelly

Frank H. Kelly, a 40 + year resident of Fairfax, Virginia passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at The Virginia Hospital Center after a brief illness. Born and raised in Bloomfield, NJ on August 19, 1932, Frank was a proud former Marine. He was retired from a 3-decade career with the Department of Transportation in Washington, D. C. In his retirement Frank was heavily involved with the Northern Virginia Senior Citizens, St. Leo’s Catholic Church, various Veteran’s groups and organizations too numerous to mention. A former marathon runner, Frank also enjoyed spending quality time with his beloved wife Lucille. They were avid world travelers. Frank is survived by his wife of 45 years, Lucille, sister-in-law Agnes Jordan (Bob), sister-in-law Patricia Skerko, 13 nieces and nephews and 11 great-nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by all of his siblings and his parents. All who knew and loved him will sorely miss him. In lieu of flowers donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675, or www.support.woundedwarriorproject.org in Frank’s name would be greatly appreciated. Awards Achieved by Frank H. Kelly Certificate for 25 Years of service in the Government of the United States of America Certificate upon retirement from the Government of the United States following 25 years of loyal service Certificate of Lifetime Membership in the National Association of Review Appraisers President of the National Association of Review Appraisers 1977-1978 President of the Washington, D.C. Chapter, Association of Federal Appraisers 1977-1978 Award for devoted and faithful service over three decades 1970.1980.1990 Department of Transportation Employees Recreation Association, Washington, D.C. Past-President, Department of Transportation Employees Recreation Association, July 1980 Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service as editor of the Herald Newspaper Department of Transportation Employees Recreation Association Award in Grateful Appreciation for many years of exceptional and continuous service on behalf of the Seniors Club of St Leo the Great Catholic Church of Fairfax, Virginia Past Commanders Award for outstanding and devoted services to St Anthony Post 1791 of the Catholic War Veterans 2000-2002 President of the American Association of Retired Persons of the City of Fairfax Chapter 702 1996-1998 Advisor Trustee of the New Jersey Young Democrats President of the Senior Council of the Young of Heart Senior Center 2007-2012 Longtime member of The American Legion Post 177, Fairfax, VA President of the national Active and Retired Federal Employees, Fairfax, VA President of the Coving Homes Association 1984 President of the Chesterfield Mews Community Association 1987-1994 participant and Finisher of the 1983 Marine Corps Marathon 2008 Fairfax Senior Olympics, 2d place, 3 mile speed walk 2009 Fairfax Senior Olympics, 2d place, 3 mile speed walk 2009 Fairfax Senior Olympics, 3d place, 800 meter speed walk 2011 Fairfax Senior Olympics, 2d place, 3 mile speed walk Four years service US Marine Corps
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Friday
27
March

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 27, 2015
Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home
76 Park Street
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
973-744-4346
Saturday
28
March

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Immaculate Conception Church
32 North Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
28
March

Interment

11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Glendale Cemetery
28 Hoover Avenue
Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States
973-748-1253
Saturday
28
March

Repast

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Halcyon Brasserie
114 Walnut Street
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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