NASHUA- Gerald “Jerry” James Kelley Jr., 61, died peacefully at his home on Monday morning, January 25, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He is the beloved husband of Tina (Stocking) Kelley.
Jerry was born on December 27, 1959, in Melrose, Massachusetts and was the son of the late Gerald James Sr. and Marilyn (Beaurguard) Kelley.
For many years, he was employed as a machinist and mold maker for Tech NH.
In his free time, Jerry loved to be outdoors, swimming, fishing, and especially loved tending to his lawn. He had his favorite green John Deere ride on mower that he would drive around his yard and neighborhood. He enjoyed time he spent passing on his knowledge of CNC machining to his fellow machinist on “Machinist World” page on Facebook. He was also an avid Boston Bruins fan and enjoyed watching all sports. Lastly, he loved to spend time on his sister’s boat at her camp. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him. He could always make you laugh and cherished every moment with his friends and family.
In addition to his wife, Tina, he is survived by his siblings, Betsy Miller and her husband Chris of Maine, Laurie Schlesinger and her husband Paul of Hookset, NH, Peter Kelley and his wife Judy of Maine, Tim Kelley of Nashua, and Brian Kelley and his wife Luiza of Camarillo, CA; his nephews, Samuel, Thomas, TJ, David, and Nick Kelley. He is also survived by his stepchildren, William and Elsie Fellows of Vermont and his step grandchildren, McKenzie Fellows and Addison Newbury of Florida.
Relatives and friends are invited to Jerry’s WALK THROUGH visitation on FRIDAY, January 29th from 4 until 6 PM at ROCHETTE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. His Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home at 5:45 PM. Burial will take place at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jerry’s name to his Go Fund Me page at https://www.gofundme.com/f/jerry-and-tina-fund?qid=a975dfb229189b36b27dbf1cb9fdc1dc to help defer costs of his funeral services.
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