In memory of
RoseMarie Kelly Longtime c lerk for the Village of South Orange, parish volunteer RoseMarie Kelly (nee Torsiello), 86, of South Orange, N.J., passed away at home on Oct. 6, 2019. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect St., South Orange on Friday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. Interment is in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J. Visitation will be held at Preston Funeral Home 153 South Orange Ave, South Orange, N.J., on Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. RoseMarie was born and raised in Orange, N.J., and had lived in South Orange, N.J., for 58 years. She worked for the Village of South Orange as a clerk and typist for over 30 years retiring in 2013. Mrs. Kelly was a volunteer at Our Lady of Sorrows Church as the Milk Lady and playground guard for many years and she also was a Girl Scout Leader for Troop 103 at Our Lady of Sorrows. RoseMarie was predeceased by her husband, Michael J. Kelly Jr. and siblings, Frances Powell, Anna Sutula and Carmela Mercadante. She is survived by her children: Michael J. Kelly III (Donna), Brian Kelly (Eileen) and Karen Buckley (Brian), grandchildren, Kevin, Megan, Andrew, Austin and Colleen, siblings, Jennie Magliaro, Patsy Torsiello, Geraldine Cutrone, Anthony Torsiello and Angela McMahon and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations to Susan G. Komen (Breast Cancer), 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 75244 would be appreciated.
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