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HANCOCK - William "Bill" E. Kelley, 82, died Jan. 12, 2016, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born October 17, 1933, in Fort Fairfield, the son of Linwood W. and Ellen D. (Tower) Kelley.

Bill worked for over 30 years for Morrison Chevrolet as a mechanic.

Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Betty Jane (Wasson) Kelley; 5 children, Sharon Vatalaro and husband, Dick, of Hancock, Robert Kelley of Littleton, NH, Shawn Kelley and wife, Barbara, of Livermore, Karen Wentzell and husband, Rick, of Bushnell, FL, and Mary Cameron and husband, Steve, of Surry; a brother, John Kelley of Mexico, ME; 2 sisters, Maureen Russell and Doreen Kelley, both of VA; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; and a sister, Theresa Pettengill.

At Bill's request there will be no services. Those who desire may make a contribution in Bill's memory to the Hancock County Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, 04402. Services in care of Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State Street, Ellsworth.
Published on  January 15, 2016
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