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Joseph F. Kelly

Joseph F. Kelly, of Holland, PA died suddenly on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at his home. He was 62.

He was the beloved husband of 22 years to Denise Sullivan Kelly.

Born and raised in Holland, PA, he was the son of the late Francis and Elizabeth Trefissen Kelly.

Joe spent much of his professional life developing land and building homes here in Bucks County with Frank Kelly Builders. Most recently he proudly served as a board member of Huntingdon Valley Bank. He loved spending his free time with friends and family down the shore, where he was an avid fisherman aboard his boat the Salty Tiger. Joe was also a lifelong race fan who even built and raced his own cars.

In addition to his loving wife, Denise, Joe is survived by his stepchildren, Sarah Serfass and her husband Matthew of Holland, Daniel Ryan and wife Lauren of Fort Washington, Kevin Ryan and his wife Nadine of New York, his three brothers; Matthew Kelly and his wife Amy of Lake Wallenpaupack, PA, Michael Kelly and his wife Diane of Southampton, PA and James Kelly and his wife Donna of Ocean City, NJ. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren: Colin, Emma, Avery, Jackson, Charlotte and Owen.

His family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966 from 10:00 am until his Words of Remembrance 11:15 am with his Funeral Mass to follow at 11:30 am. His interment will be held privately at a later date in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne.

In lieu of flowers, contribution in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls.


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Service/Memorial Information
  • Morning Visitation

    Wednesday, January 4th, 2023
    10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Words of Remembrance

    Wednesday, January 4th, 2023
    11:15 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, January 4th, 2023
    11:30 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Interment will take place privately.

    Our Lady of Grace Cemetery
    1215 Old Lincoln Highway
    Langhorne, PA 19047

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