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Obituary - John E. Kelley, Sr.

John E. Kelley, Sr.

John E. Kelley, Sr., 74, of Hammonton, N.J., passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2023. John was a proud United States Marine Veteran and served his country in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Marine Corp. League in Vineland, N.J., the Williamstown American Legion #252, the Cumberland County Riders and the Hammonton DAV #66. John worked as a truck driver and dispatcher for over 20 years with MIT and Dana Transportation.

John is predeceased by his parents, Eugene F. and Dorothy E. (nee Barnell) Kelley; and his son, Paul Kelley. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen Kelley; his son, John E. Kelley, Jr.; daughters, Tina Ann Greene (Bryan) and Melanie Kelley; sisters, Regina Kelley and Myra Kapoulas (George); and brother, George Kelley. He is the loving grandfather of Christopher, Trevor, and Alexander John.

Relatives and friends were invited to attend his viewing Tuesday, January 2, 2024 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third St. Hammonton, NJ 08037. Funeral services will be held at Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Marinella Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery 109 NJ-50, Mays Landing, N.J. 08330. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Semper Marine Detachment #205 2041 West Landis Ave. Vineland City, N.J. 08360. To leave a condolence, please visit

Arrangements entrusted to the Marinella Funeral Home.


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