Marie Alice Kelley, age 87, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2021. She was born April 26, 1933 in Center Moriches, New York to Peter and Nellie Pomasanoff. Shortly after the family moved to Tuttle Avenue in Eastport where Marie attended Eastport School. There she met her husband, Thomas P. Kelley with whom she married on June 3, 1952. The newly married couple lived in Eastport. Marie worked for NY telephone until her second child was born, shortly after came three more babies. After number five started kindergarten, Marie worked at the Eastport School as an Teachers Aide, which she was employed at for over twenty years. As a young family, the Kelley’s enjoyed family time on their boat and later years the popular gathering place was Grammie and Pops Pool. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them, she especially loved her role as Grammie and Great Grammie. Marie was predeceased by husband, Thomas P. Kelley Sr., son, Thomas P. Kelley Jr., and brother, Walter Harry Pomasanoff. Marie is survived by sister June and Jack Haughn, sister Arlene and Chris Doroughty, sister in laws Judy Pomasanoff and Joyce Kelley. Her four surviving children, daughter Lorene Sullivan, son Jeffrey and Susan Kelley, daughter Jill Kelley and Bruce Schellinger, daughter Teri and Keith Kostuk, daughter in law Claudia Kelley; Eight grandchildren – Kimberly, Melissa, Gregory, Amanda, Kyle, Sean, Kelley, Jason Nine great-grandchildren – Imanol, Quinn, Maisy, Benjamin, Alexandra, Grady, Josie, Thomas and Louisa and many nephews and nieces for which she loved dearly. Due to Covid restrictions, services will be for immediate family only. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her honor to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Eastport Fire Department, PO Box 618, Eastport, NY 11941.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, a private service will be held for immediate family. Memorial Services will be announced at a later date.
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