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Barbara J. (Sliney) Kelley

November 12, 1953 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 67)


Barbara J. (Sliney) Kelley, 67, of Brockton since 1977, passed away on November 8, 2021. Born in Jamaica Plain and raised in West Roxbury, she was a daughter of the late Ronald and Claire (McIsaac) Sliney. Barbara was a graduate of St. Clare’s High School in Roslindale and had worked as a secretary for the registry of deeds in Boston until 1977.

Barbara was the beloved wife of William T. Kelley Jr. for 45 years; loving sister of Maureen Sliney of North Attleboro, Kathy Stokes and her husband Richard of Tewksbury, and the late Patti Leonard; sister-in-law of Barbara A. Greenwood and her husband John of Falmouth, and Stephen G. Kelley and his wife Kathleen of Wrentham; and an aunt and great-aunt of many.

All are welcome to calling hours Mon., Nov. 15th from 4-8 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton, her funeral from Waitt Funeral Home Tues., Nov. 16th at 8:30 a.m., funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Theresa Avila Catholic Church, 2078 Centre St., West Roxbury and burial at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2121 K St. NW, Washington D.C. 20037

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Calling Hours
November 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Mass
November 16, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Theresa Avila Catholic Church
2078 Centre St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132


Lupus Foundation of America
2121 K St. NW, Washington DC 20037

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