Obituaries

Kenneth W. Kelly

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Born: July 12, 1957

Died: August 06, 2013

Services: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Saturday, August 10, 2013 10:00AM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Thursday, August 8, 2013 5-9PM & Friday, August 9, 2013 2-4 & 7-9PM

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Kenneth W. Kelly, 56, of Prince's Bay, a print shop supervisor and manager of The Bitter End in Greenwich Village, died Tuesday in Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan.

Born and raised in Queens, Mr. Kelly moved to Prince's Bay in 1992.

He graduated from the Franklin K. Lane Educational Campus in Brooklyn.

He worked as a print shop supervisor for over 30 years for Deloitte & Touche LLP in Manhattan. He was also a fixture on Manhattan's Bleecker Street, where he worked at The Bitter End for many years. The owners and staff stated: He was one of our most important family members. He was the first person you saw when coming to see us and the last person you saw when you left. Kelly touched all our hearts for many many years. You will be extremely missed and irreplaceable.

He was a master in the kitchen and on the grill. BBQ's will never be the same without him.

Mr. Kelly enjoyed watching the New York Jets. He also loved spending time with his children and dogs. According to his family, he was A big guy with an even bigger heart.

Surviving are his wife, the former Barbara Santo; one son, Brian; a daughter, Samantha Kelly; a brother, Michael, and his mother, Rosemarie Kelly.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville. Arrangements include cremation.



Cemetery: Rosehill Crematory (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)



Posted at: 8/8/2013 2:10:45 PM By:

Mike Wartell

Email Address: [email protected]

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When I get to heaven and try to get in please punch me in the arm, tell me I can't come in, SMILE, give me a big hug and then let me in and as always criticize my singing just enough. You will always be missed~!

Posted at: 8/8/2013 1:26:47 PM By:

Tammy

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Kelly The Bitter End will miss you and your welcoming warmth!


Love You

Posted at: 8/8/2013 10:39:41 AM By:

Alisa B

Email Address: [email protected]

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Kelly's smiling face greeting me at The Bitter End was always a great pick-me-up. His hugs were medicine. Those in his family know this, but they will never how many of us he touched on Bleecker St. Please know that there are people across the globe that are feeling the loss of a wonderful man.

Posted at: 8/8/2013 10:38:48 AM By:

Alisa B

Email Address: [email protected]

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Kelly's smiling face greeting me at The Bitter End was always a great pick-me-up. His hugs were medicine. Those in his family know this, but they will never how many of us he touched on Bleecker St. Please know that are people across the globe that are feeling the loss of a wonderful man.

Posted at: 8/8/2013 9:29:35 AM By:

Tom and Josephine

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We are so sorry about Kelly !
My wife and I started every Monday night Jam with a Big smile and Hug from Kelly and ended each Jam the same way. After so long it became tradition. We are truly gonna miss him. It won't be the same without him.

Posted at: 8/8/2013 7:51:03 AM By:

Christine Thompson

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Barbara, Brian and Sam,

I am sorry to hear about your loss. My deepest condolences.

Love Chrissy

Posted at: 8/7/2013 11:58:56 PM By:

Michael Kelly

Email Address: Mr Kelly 13

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To a brother who is gone too soon leaving behind a wife and two beautiful children, a Mother & Brother & too many more whos lives he touched you will always be remebered as one of God special children.

Posted at: 8/7/2013 11:58:50 PM By:

Michael Kelly

Email Address: Mr Kelly 13

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To a brother who is gone too soon leaving behind a wife and two beautiful children, a Mother & Brother & too many more whos lives he touched you will always be remebered as one of God special children.

Posted at: 8/7/2013 10:51:53 PM By:

Martin Hogan

Email Address: [email protected]

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Looks like St Peter needed help at The Gates, will miss you Buddy.RIP.

Posted at: 8/7/2013 7:32:12 PM By:

Bennett A Medoff

Email Address: [email protected]

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My Dear Friend Kelly. May you Shine on in Heaven. Every time in your presence was always positive. You will be missed. Bennett A Medoff and family