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William Haynes Kelly Jr.

July 2, 1968 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 53)


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of William Haynes Kelly Jr. (Will), 53 years old, of Melrose, MA. Will is survived by his two  children, who were the center of his world, Alex and Paige Kelly, as well as his parents, Haynes and Sally Kelly of Old Lyme, CT, his former wife Stacey Arrigo Kelly, also of Melrose, MA, his sister Kim Gray, brothers Scott and Chad Kelly, and many beloved nieces and nephews. 

Will grew up in Old Lyme, CT and graduated from Lyme-Old Lyme High School in 1986. He went on to study biology and economics at Tufts University and then entrepreneurship at Babson College. He was a member of Zeta Psi Kappa Chapter while at Tufts. 

Will loved coaching his children’s sports teams, feeding his intellectual curiosity through reading and documentaries, hiking the Adirondack mountains, skiing in Colorado, and playing paddle tennis. His favorite places were, Ocean Park ME, Buena Vista, CO, and Lake Saranac, NY. A memorial service for family and friends will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday May 24th at Bellevue Golf Club, 320 Porter Street, Melrose, MA.


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Celebration of Life
May 24, 2022

10:00 AM
Bellevue Golf Club
320 Porter Street
Melrose, MA 02176
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