Francis Kelly - Cumberland

Francis Kelly - Cumberland

Francis “Frank” Kelly, 77, of Smithfield, formerly of Cumberland, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013.

He was the husband of Jacqueline (Gagnon) Kelly. They were happily married for 57 years. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Francis and Margaret (Fielding) Kelly.

Mr. Kelly worked for General Motors for 30 years, retiring in 1989. He was a bus driver for the Cumberland School Department for 14 years. Frank was a longtime member of Lincoln Country Club.

Besides his wife he is survived by three children, Susan Opiekun and her husband Robert, Michael Kelly and his wife Christine and Lori Chadwick and her husband Mathew. He also leaves five grandchildren, Brian, Kristin, Zackary, Mathew and Kyle. He was the brother of the late Bernard Kelly and Margaret Reakes.

The funeral will be held Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at 9 a.m. from the O’NEILL Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Saint Joan of Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Monday from 4-7 p.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice in memory of Frank would be appreciated.