~~Thomas James Kelly, Jr., 62, of Scottsdale, Arizona passed away peacefully on the morning of September 9, 2015. He was surrounded by loving family at the time of his passing. Tom was the loving husband of Cindy Kelly and father of Denise Kelly, 34, and Thomas J. Kelly III, 32. He recently became a grandfather to Thomas J. Kelly IV and Isabella Kelly, children of Thomas and Michelle Kelly. He was the dedicated son of Thomas and Ethel Kelly and loving brother of Christine Auriemma(Steve) and David Kelly(Judy).
Tom lived a charmed life during his time with us. He was born on June 17th, 1953 in Newark, N.J. He graduated West Orange High in 1971 and proceeded to complete a degree at Upsula College. He embarked on a career in construction sales. He lived in the NY/NJ area until he moved to Scottsdale three years ago. There he enjoyed time with his wife and friends, their beautiful home, and, of course, the close proximity to the golf course.
A memorial gathering will be on Friday from 5 P.M. to 8 P.M. at William A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home located at 345 Main St., Chatham N.J. followed by a memorial mass on Saturday at 12 P.M. at St. Vincent’s on 26 Green Village Rd., Madison N.J. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Thomas’s name to The Susan G. Komen Cancer Society at 44 Middle Avenue, 2nd Floor, Summit, NJ 07901.