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Cecilia Julia (Kent) Kelly

November 18, 1936 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 85)


Mrs. Cecilia Julia Kelly, age 85 years, 6 months, and 2 days, was born on November 18, 1936, to the late Leo and Anna Katz Kent, in Cleveland, OH. She enjoyed gardening, reading, and collecting books and magazines. Mrs. Cecilia earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the Ohio State University, later sharing her knowledge of chemistry at the University of the South in the chemistry lab. She was a member of the St. Paul catholic church in Tullahoma.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cecilia is preceded in death by her loving husband of 30+ years, Francis Joseph Kelly. She is survived by her children, Nathan Kelly, Eva Marie Kelly, and Brendan Kelly and his wife, Marisa.

A Celebration of Life in memory of Mrs. Cecilia will be held at a later date.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kelly family.

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American Legion Service
May 20, 2022

4:00 PM

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