Owen  Kelly
Owen  Kelly
Owen  Kelly
Owen  Kelly
Owen  Kelly

Obituary of Owen Kelly

Owen Kelly, of Gilbert Arizona, passed away peacefully at the age of 78 at his family home on Sunday, November 3, 2019, following a brief illness. Born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn to Edward and Elizabeth Kelly, he enjoyed his early years in Brooklyn, New York. After college, Owen dedicated himself to a path of service, first to his country with the United States Army in Vietnam, and then to the citizens of New York City, as a NYC Police Officer, ultimately retiring as a Detective with 20 years of service in 1984. He then gave an additional 17 years of service to the New York State Attorney General's office, finally ending an illustrious law enforcement career in 2001. Following retirement, Owen and his wife Cathy relocated to Mesa, Arizona where he became a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and volunteered at Dignity Health in both Chandler and Gilbert. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Cathy, children Tracy Michne (Michael), Scott (Tami Finerow), Beth (Kevin Peterson) and Kathleen (Matt Sliker), as well as four grandchildren Alexis, Austin, Alyssa and Amber, his sister Colette and several close family members. Calling hours will be on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Falconer Funeral Home, 251 W. Juniper Ave., Gilbert, AZ 85233, from 6-8PM. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Juan Diego RC Church, 3200 S. Cooper Rd., Chandler, AZ at 10AM on Monday, November 18, 2019. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NYC PBA Widows and Children's Fund.
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10:00 am
Monday, November 18, 2019
Saint Juan Diego Catholic Church
3200 S Cooper Rd
CHANDLER, Arizona, United States
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