Joseph W. Kelley
A Mass of Christian burial for Joseph W. Kelley, age 94, of Route 22, Peru, who died Dec. 21, 2018, at 7:45 p.m., was celebrated Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine's Church in Peru. Rev. Alan D. Shnob, parish priest, celebrated. Eucharistic minister was Sally Kokes. Altar servers were Gordy Burdo, Bob Manchester, and Bob Woods. Organist was Steve Woodruff. Vocalist was Julie Burdo. The Pall was placed by Mike Kelley and Kathleen Griffin. The Bible was placed by Meghan Kelley. Placing of the Crucifix was by Shannon Kelley. The LCI hat was placed by Kerrie Petroff. Readers were Tim Kelley, Matt Kelley, and Mary Kelley. The Eucharistic gifts were presented by Elizabeth Griffin and Kaytlyn McCormick. Pallbearers were Patrick Kelley, Rob Griffin, Michael Kelley, Tom Devaney, Jeff Pescia, William Russell, J.P. McCormick, and James Kirby. Honor guard was provided by several local judges and attorneys, both active and retired. Military honors were accorded by the United States Navy Honor Guard. Committal prayers were offered by Rev. Alan Shnob. Burial followed in the parish cemetery. Arrangements were in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055. To offer an online condolence, share a symbolic gesture, or share a photo in memory of Joseph Kelley please visit
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Published on December 28, 2018
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