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Mary Jean Kelly

June 8, 1926 April 24, 2017
Mary Jean Kelly
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Obituary for Mary Jean Kelly

Peoria-Mary Jean Kelly, age 90, of Peoria, passed away at 1:05 AM, Monday, April 24, 2017, at Buehler Home in Peoria, IL.

Mary Jean was born June 8, 1926, in Springfield, IL., a daughter of Lawrence and Margaret (Haley) Murray. She married Jerome L. Kelly on July, 31, 1948 in Peoria. He preceded her in death December 30, 1992 in Peoria. Also preceding her was sister, Joanne Murray and two grandchildren; Susan Faletti and Matthew Kelly, Jr.

Mary Jean is survived by three daughters; Molly (Matt) Ryan of Janesville, WI., Jody (Charlie) Faletti of LaSalle, IL., and Katie Korn (Steve Hanna) of Ottawa, IL., four sons; Timothy (DeeDee) Kelly of Naperville, IL., Matthew Kelly of San Antonio, TX., Kevin (Maureen) Kelly of Peoria, IL., and Jerry (Jennifer) Kelly of San Antonio, TX., 19 grandchildren, with one on the way and 10 great-grandchildren with another on the way, and one brother; Thomas Murray of San Antonio, TX.

Mary Jean was a member at St. Philomena Catholic Church and was the first Parish Council President. She loved gardening, Notre Dame University Football, and feeding her grandchildren.
Mary Jean’s family would like to thank the staff at Buehler Home and Dr. Thomas Kouri for their care and friendship.

Visitation will be held 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM, Friday, April 28, 2017 at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Father David Richardson will officiate. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum, in Peoria.

Memorials in Mary Jean’s name may be made to St. Philomena Catholic Church or Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception Retirement Fund.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

27

Apr

5:00 PM 4/27/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/27/2017 8:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

28

Apr

10:30 AM 4/28/2017 10:30:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception Retirement Fund

St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
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