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Dorothy Kelly

February 18, 1942 — September 3, 2020

Dorothy H. Kelly, age 78, of Peotone, IL, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at her home.

She was born on February 18, 1942 in Chicago Heights, IL, the daughter of Joe and Phyllis (Nesci) Manes.  Dorothy grew up in Glenwood, IL and graduated from Bloom High School.  She married Gordon D. Kelly on November 3, 1962 in Glenwood, IL.  He passed away on October 4, 2014.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed going to garage sales, baking, and watching her children and grandchildren play sports.  She was a member of the Peotone American Legion Auxiliary.

Dorothy is survived by her four children; Harold Kelly of Matteson, IL, Debbie Johnson of Peotone, IL, Catherine Cline of Davis, IL, and Anthony (Angela) Kelly of Homewood, IL; five grandchildren, Allie Johnson, Abby and Courtney Cline, and Quinton and Noelle Kelly; two sisters, Joanne Klotz and Rosemary (Richard) Carlberg both of Lowell, IN; a brother, Michael (Sandy) Manes of Lowell, IN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at Peotone Cemetery on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., Deacon Jim Kelly officiating.  Graveside services will be live streamed on the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home Facebook page.  Memorials in Dorothy’s name may be directed to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (J.D.R.F) or the American Cancer Society.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

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