She will be greatly missed in this physical world, but fortunately by her wisdom of truth, she influenced those close to her that physical death is only an illusion, and just a transition from body to soul, or “spirit,” and she will live on to do many more great things.
Kathleen is survived by her children, Donald J Grant Jr. of Portsmouth, N.H., Michael P Kelley and his fiancé, Karyann Nadeau, of Calais, Maine; and her daughter Denise M. Grant and her husband, Dana Smith, of Salisbury, Mass.
In addition to her children, she is survived by her mother, Irene F. Kelley; three brothers, Lawrence April, Ricky Kelley and Edward Kelley; and two sisters, Debra Hicks and Joann Tylman; three beautiful granschildren, Anthony T. Grant, Meghan A. Kelley and Marissa A. Kelley; three godchildren, Linda M. Fitton, Eric A. Howard and Paul S. Fitton 2nd; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her family, she is survived by her very dear friends, Rose Ciulla, Lily Ann and her dearest lifetime friend, Ann Vedrani.
Kathleen is predeceased by her father, William E Kelley; her aunt, Patricia Buckley; and her beloved grandmother, Ethel G Kelley.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, July 27, at the Barn in Amesbury, from 2 to 7 p.m.
Donations may be made in her name to the National Cancer Society.