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Frank R. Kelly

April 27, 1936 — June 27, 2022

Frank R. Kelly

Frank R. Kelly, 86, of Moosic, died Monday in Green Ridge Care Center. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Ann Richards, who died Dec. 4, 1995.

Born April 27, 1936, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank Raymond and Helen M. (Gilligan) Kelly. He graduated from Dunmore High School and honorably served his country in the United States Navy as a medic during the Korean War. After his service, Frank went on to serve in the Army Reserves and National Guard.

Frank worked for 31 years as a machine operator for Chamberlin Corp. After his retirement, he drove the school bus for Abington Heights School District and thoroughly enjoyed his time interacting with the area school children. Frank was a member of the American Legion Post 0327, Olyphant, the International Association of Machinists Union, the Scranton Liederkranz and was an avid New York Yankees fan.

He is survived by two sons, Frank III and companion, Cheryl Krzywicki, Moosic, and James F. Kelly, Scranton; two brothers, Jerry and Thomas Kelly, Scranton; six grandchildren, Chrissy, Casey and Kyle Kelly; Daniel, Michael and Collin Kelly and their mother, Sandy Serrano; Frank's companion, Sheila Hartman and her daughter, Debra Cosenza (Sean) and children, Abigail and Tyler; a great-grandson, Kyle Jr.; nieces and nephews.

Preceded in by a granddaughter, Cali Kelly; two brothers, Robert and Jack Kelly; and two sisters, Nancy Browning and Jean Nealon.

The funeral will be held Wednesday from Mary Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 316 William St., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Entombment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Twp.

The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Service Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit, PA 18411. 

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 65 E. Elizabeth Ave., Suite 502, Bethlehem, PA 18018.

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