Carol J. Kelley

Dec 17, 1941 - Jan 27, 2017

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Limestone - Carol J. Kelley, 75, wife of Clayton H. Kelley, passed away Friday evening, January 27, 2017, at a Bangor health care facility, following a brief illness. She was born December 17, 1941, in Limestone, the daughter of Howard P. and Geraldine M. (Whitneck) Knight.
She was a graduate of the Limestone High School, Class of 1959, and worked for the Limestone School Department Cafeteria for more than15 years. She later became co-owner of Kelley's Restaurant in Limestone for more than twenty years. Carol was married to Clayton H. Kelley on November 13, 1959.
In addition to her parents, Carol was predeceased by one sister, Ruth Knight. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Clayton H. Kelley of Limestone; three sons, Christopher Kelley and his companion, Marsha Nichols, of Limington, Charles "Chuck" Kelley and his wife, Jo-Ellen, of Limestone and Scott Kelley and his wife, Kari, of Standish; two brothers, Lewis Knight and his wife, Sue, of Colorado Springs, CO, and Terry Knight and his wife, Joyce, of Newport, RI; four sisters, Paula Harris of Presque Isle, Patricia Hood of Harvey Station, New Brunswick, Bonnie Ketch and her husband, Duain, of Burke, VA, Marilyn Needham and her husband, Jim, of Rhone, NY; two grandchildren, Riley Jean Kelley and her fiance, Garrett Fortuna, and Garrett Troy Kelley, all of Standish; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Wednesday, February 1, 2017, from 10-11 a.m. at Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield, where a service to celebrate Carol's life will be conducted at 11 a.m. A time of continued fellowship with refreshments will be held after the service at the home of Clayton Kelley, 61 Access Highway, Limestone. Those who wish may contribute in Carol's memory to the St. Louis Catholic Church Ecumenical Food Pantry, care of the Parish of the Precious Blood, P.O. Box 625, Caribou, ME 04736. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gibersondorseyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  January 30, 2017
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