Rose “Teresa” Kelly

August 11, 1913 ‒ July 16, 2003

Delaware, Ohio

Rose “ Teresa” Kelly, age 89, of Delaware died early Wednesday morning, July 16, 2003 at Delaware Court Health Care Center.

She was born in Shelby, Ohio on August 11, 1913 to the late William E. and Lettie M. (Wheeler) Conroy. Teresa grew up in Marion and graduated from St. Mary High School Class of 1931 and moved to Delaware in 1947 from Clintonville.

She had worked as a retail sales associate, working women’s department of the former Frank Brothers Dept. Store in Marion, Lazarus in Columbus, she then worked in the boy’s dept. of the former Peoples Store in Delaware. A devoted Catholic and member of St. Mary Church, Delaware, participating in its many activities and groups. She loved animals, especially cats and dogs.

Survived by 6 sons: Martin “Joe” Kelly and Tim Kelly both of Delaware, Pat (Linda) Kelly of Springhill, FL., Dennis Kelly, Pete Kelly, and Charles (Robin) Kelly all of Delaware, 7 Grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her husband of 43 years: Martin Francis Kelly on June 14, 1983, Grandson: Brendan Kelly, Daughters-in-law: Jackie & Becki Kelly, and Sisters: Mary E. Conroy and Catherine “Louise” Grant.

Friends may call Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. with prayer services at 4:00 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St. (SR 36), Delaware.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary Church, Delaware, with Fr. David Sizemore Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Delaware.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Church.