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Roger Kelley

Roger P. Kelley

Thursday, November 5th, 1936 Sunday, September 27th, 2020

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Obituary for Roger P. Kelley

Roger P. Kelley, 83, of Third Avenue, Sleightsburgh, passed away at home while in the comforting presence of his family, Sunday, September 27, 2020.

He was born in Lockport, NY on November 5th, 1936, a son of the late Jay and Doris (Taylor) Kelley.

A veteran of the US Army, Army Reserves and National Guard, he retired from the service as Sergeant First Class in 1996.

Roger owned and operated Kelley Electric, Port Ewen. He was also employed as an electrician with Ulster County for over 24 years. After his retirement he was employed with Lowes Home Improvement in Ulster.

Roger was a life member of the Port Ewen Fire Dept., where he also served as a Lieutenant and as fire commissioner. He also served as a constable with the Town of Esopus Constabulary (1970).

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Rometta "Romey" (Yesse) Kelley, one son, Stephen (Tammy) Kelley of Port Ewen, one daughter, Erin Kelley of Kerhonkson, one stepdaughter, Diana "Dee" Morse and one stepson, James (Lorrie) Morse, both of Port Ewen, one brother, David R. (Barbara) Kelley of Florida, nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by a daughter, Allison M. Kelley.

The family will receive friends at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway Ulster Park, on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Face coverings and social distancing (which will limit funeral home occupancy) are required.

The funeral service followed by burial with military honors by Joyce-Schirick VFW Post 1386 Honor Guard at Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery will be private.

In lieu of fresh flowers, the family suggests indoor plants for loved ones to take home and nurture in memory of Roger, or a contribution in Roger's memory to Hudson Valley Hospice: www.hvhospice.org/donate-now .

Send the family an expression of condolence by visiting Roger's Book of Memories: www.GVVFH.com

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home
    339 Broadway
    Ulster Park, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Face coverings and social distancing (which will limit funeral home occupancy) are required.
  • Private Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 1st, 2020 |
    Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home
    339 Broadway
    Ulster Park, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, October 1st, 2020
    THE FUNERAL SERVICE AND BURIAL WITH MILITARY HONORS WAS PRIVATE.
    Officiant
    Rev. Dr. David M. Brechter
  • Interment

    Thursday, October 1st, 2020 | 11:30am
    Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery
    184 W O'Reilly St
    Kingston, NY
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    Thursday, October 1st, 2020
    11:30am

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  • Port Ewen Fire Department

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Terri Drewes

Erin, From one Sleightsburghian to another, I'm so sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. I'd like to think, that all of the old-timers from Sleightsburgh, meet up in Heaven, hang out together, and talk about the good old days. Love, Terri (VanVliet) Drewes
Comment | Posted at 07:46pm via Condolence
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Walt and Evelyn Gilman

Our thoughts are with you
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quiedo carbone

Dear Romey and all of Roger's loved ones. We will truly miss the Sleightsburgh Constable. His wonderful stories and his grand presence in our sweet little hidden neighborhood will not be forgotten. Our deepest condolences on the loss of this grand man. Scarlett and Sonny
Comment | Posted at 12:51pm via Condolence
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The Kelley Kids

With heartfelt condolences,
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Barbara Kelley

Wish we could be there to support all of you dear family. Never saw each other enough, but the memories were wonderful. David and Barbara
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