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David J. Kelley

Funeral Services & Interment were held privately due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic for Retired Revere Police Patrolman David J. Kelley, who died in the loving care of his family in Saugus on Friday, February 12, following a long illness, he was 80 years old.

David was a lifelong Revere resident. He was educated In Revere & was an alumnus of Revere High School Class of 1958. He joined the Revere Police in the 1970s in the City he loved. His career spanned over 30 years of service, before retiring. He was an active member of the Revere Lodge of Elks #1171. There he made many lifelong friends & happy memories. He was a three-time past Exalted Ruler & Honorary Life Member. His best memories were always spent with his family, whom he loved deeply.

He is the beloved son of the late Norwood & Loretta (Theodore) Kelley. Loving father of Diane D. Danca & husband Frank of North Andover, John J. Kelley of Revere, David P. Kelley & wife Michelle of Revere, Melissa L. Sheppard & husband Matthew of Saugus & Christian C. Kelley & wife Wendy of Saugus. Dear brother of the late Robert B. Kelley & his surviving wife Eleanor E. “Sissy” Kelley of Revere. Adored grandfather of 5 grandchildren & one great granddaughter. He is also lovingly survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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