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Agatha Rosella Kelly

September 4, 1925 ~ April 24, 2018 (age 92)

Agatha Rosella Kelly

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Agatha (Gatha) Kelly at the Glace Bay Hospital on April 24th, 2018 at the age of 92. Born in West Louisbourg (Old Town), she was the daughter of the late John and Evelyn (Cryer) Kelly of Old Town.

She was a resident of Seaview Manor in Glace Bay for the last two years and former member of Stella Maris Parish, Louisbourg. She was also a member of the CWL and Altar Society.

Gatha enjoyed special times with her family and was a big fan of Bingo and music.

She is survived by her sister Theresa (the late George Kehoe), Louisbourg; nephews Brian (Beth) Kehoe, Catalone; Leonard (Judy) Kehoe, Louisbourg; grandnephew Adam (Jolene) Kehoe, Windsor N.S.; great-grandniece Georgia; grandniece Ainslie (Seif) Elgebeily, Sydney River and great-grandnephews Zayn and Zeyad.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brothers, William and Matthew, as well as special friend Billie.

Visitation for Gatha will be held Sunday, April 29th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Stella Maris Parish, Louisbourg. A Celebration of her Life will take place the following day, Monday April 30th at 11am in the Parish with Fr. Evo DiPierro to officiate.

Messages and memorials may be directed to

Funeral arrangements are under the care of S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra Street, Sydney.

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