Ms. Alice M. Kelley of N. Chelmsford, MA

 
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1929 ~ 2014

Ms. Alice Marie (Coutu) Kelley, 85, of N. Chelmsford, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at Lowell General Hospital after a long illness.
Born in Lowell, MA on August 28, 1929, the daughter of the late Alfred and Marie E. (Prive) Coutu. She was raised in Lowell and attended Lowell Public Schools. She also attended Middlesex Community, Rivier, and Newbury Jr. Colleges.
She was employed as a Quality Coordinator for more than 20 years in the USCI Division of C.R. Bard Company in Haverhill until her retirement in 1996. Following her retirement she was an active volunteer with the Flu Clinic, W.I.C., Fuel Assistance Programs, as well as various duties at C.T.I. Inc. She was also an usher at the Merrimack Repertory Theater, Memorial Auditorium and Lowell Historic National Parks.
She was a member of Chelmsford Senior Citizens Club where she also served on the Friends Board of Directors. She was the Chairperson of the Massachusetts Ways & Means Committee for ten years.
She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Kathleen M. Kelley of Lowell, Barbara and Mark Bell of Sudbury, MA; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard Jr. and Carole Kelley of Gilmanton, NH; two sisters, Laura Fuller of Lowell, Gertrude and her husband, James Flaherty of Maine; a brother, Charles and his wife, Joan Coutu of Hazlet, NJ; a sister-in-law, Katherine “Bunny” Coutu of Dracut, six cherished grandchildren, Matthew, Heather, Lily, and Annie Kelley, Jonathan, and Alex Bell, three great-grandchildren, Madeline, McKenzie, and Benjamin Kelley, as well as many nieces, nephews and close family friends.
She was the sister of the late Rita Shelton, Claire Caldwell, Arthur, Leo, Robert and Edmond “Gus” Coutu.

There are no Visiting hours. A Memorial Service will be Thurs. at 11AM at St. Joseph Cemetery’s Chapel, 96 Riverneck Rd., E. Chelmsford, MA. It being Alice’s request in lieu of flowers Memorials may be made in her name to the American Heart Association 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701 (http://www.americanheart.org/) ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/

Comments

Barb,
I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. You and your family are in my prayers.
Theresa Moceri

My deepest sympathies to the family. She was a special lady who always brought a smile to my face. God has truly blessed Himself with a special angel.

Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of loss.

Dear Kathy,
I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. May her soul be at rest. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sorry about the passing of my Aunt Alice. Our prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Andrea and Jimmy Lee Shelton. RIP

Dear Kathy and Barbara, We were so sorry to read of your mother's passing. She was a lovely lady and we certainly enjoyed having her as our neighbor for many years. We will remember her in our prayers.
Paul and Marylou Carota

So sorry to hear of Alice's passing. She was one of those great community contributors who was always willing to donate her time for others.If the city had more angels like Alice the world would be such a better place. We will miss her.

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