Obituary for Virginia J. (Hollowell) Kelly
Virginia J. Kelly, of Quakertown, formerly of Sellersville, passed away peacefully at her residence, on Saturday, February 17, 2018. She was 84.
She was the wife of the late George G. Kelly, with whom she had celebrated 59 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2013.
Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Charles Hartley and Olive May (McCarraher) Hollowell. Ginny was a 1951 graduate of Dobbins - Randolph Vo - Tech School, Philadelphia, where she earned a degree in cosmetology.
Mrs. Kelly had been employed as a supervisor for the former Optimax Electronics Assembly Inc., of Colmar, retiring in 1995.
Virginia was a member of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hilltown and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Sellersville Fire Department.
In the eyes of her children, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren, she is a member of the “Best Mom Ever” Club.
Mrs. Kelly is survived by her eight children, Kathleen M. Wroblewski and her husband, Eugene, of Green Lane; Virginia P. “Pat” Kelly, of Quakertown; Dianna M. “Dee” Detwiler and her husband, James, of East Greenville; George G. Kelly, Jr. and his wife, Pamela, of Aynor, SC; Robert D. “Ron” Kelly and his wife, Kathy, of Sellersville; Samuel J. Kelly and his wife, Jodie, of Quakertown; Timothy S. Kelly and his wife, Lorie, of Perkasie; Mark A. Kelly and his wife, Tammy, of Pennsburg; 21 grandchildren; and 25 great – grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amy Lynn Kelly, and her siblings, Edward, Zanie, Dorothy, George, Charles Jr., and William.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 22, 2018, in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rte. 152 & Broad Street, Hilltown, PA 18927. Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, February 21, at the Sellersville Fire Department, 2 North Main Street, Sellersville, PA 18960.
Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Sellersville Fire Department, P.O. Box 315, Sellersville, PA 18960.
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