Josephine "Jo" Kelly
June 16,1927- May 30,2018
Josephine “Jo” Kelly, 90 of Ridley Twp, Secane, PA, died peacefully on Wednesday May 30, 2018
Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Elsie (nee Jeffers) Celestino. She attended James A. Alcorn School and Bok Technical school where she studied hairdressing.
Josephine married John Kelly in 1948 and went on to raise ten children.
Her passions included cooking, daily crossword puzzles, bingo with friends and most importantly her favorite machine at Harrahs.
When her children were older, Jo went back to work and became a top sales associate at Reuben Donnelly Corp. She was also a Caregiver at Leader Nursing Home.
Jo lived in Secane for the past 28 years coming from South Philadelphia and Lansdowne.
Predeceased by her husband, John J. Kelly Jr., Son-in-law, Joseph Bucholski, Son-in- Law Gregg Sullender, brother John Celestino, Sister, Rose Jacoby and Grandson, Matthew Cook.
Survived by her children: Barbara (Salvatore) Triolo, Jackie Bucholski, JoAnne McCoy, John J Kelly, Kathleen (Ronald) Mitnick, Coleen (Herbie) Johnson, Maureen Sullender, Deborah (Jeff) Cook, Patrick (Toni) Kelly and Lynda Kelly.
Grandchildren: Salvatore Triolo (Christina), Candice McNulty (Shane), Joseph Bucholski (Lisa), John Bucholski, Kristy Testa (Dave), Kevin McCoy (Candi), Scott McCoy (Jackie), Bridget Kelly, Timothy (Danielle), Ronnie Mitnick (Hilary), Tara Hirner (Matt), Tommy Johnson, Corey Johnson (Linda), Danny Staley (Shannon), Brian Staley (Melinda), Sharon Auxier (Bryan), Jeffrey Cook, Patrick Kelly and Amanda Kelly.
Also survived by 25 Great Grandchildren.
Friends may call Saturday from 9-10:45am at Kevin M. Lyons Funeral Service, 202 S. Chester Pike, Glenolden, PA.
Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00 am at Kevin M. Lyons Funeral Service, 202 S. Chester Pike, Glenolden
Interment will be private
Online condolences and memories may be placed on www.lyonsfs.com