Michael P. Kelly of Chenango Bridge, age 53, died on Monday, August 12, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his father, Edward Kelly. Michael is survived by his wife of 28 years, Brenda; his four children, Krista, Coleen, Erin and Kyle; his mother JoAnne and his siblings, Tim (Pam), Maureen (Joe Passarelli) and Patricia (Mike Reiter) also Brenda's siblings, Brett (Lisa) Nickerson, Sue (Shawn Dean), Kathi Engleman, Tara (Tom Ruch) and Troy Nickerson, as well as a large extended family with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, also his feline companion, Chloe and K-9 companion, Bella. Michael graduated from Waverly High School, he went on to earn a Bachelors degree from the University of Scranton and then completed his Masters degree at Penn State University. He began his professional career with IBM and then moved to Lockheed Martin where he was a Finance director, Controller in Owego. A devoted husband and father, the most important thing in Michael's life was his family. Both personally and professionally, he impacted the lives of countless individuals throughout his life. Outside of his family and professional career, his biggest passion was wrestling. Michael enjoyed a successful wrestling career in both high school and college; however, his ultimate joy was his involvement with Kyle's wrestling. Michael's family would like to extend a personal thank you to Dr. Lowry and staff at the Guthrie Clinic. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 9:30 AM at the St. Paul's Catholic Church on Chenango St., Binghamton, NY, burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City, NY. Family and friends may call at the Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St. Port Dickinson, NY 13901 on Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 4:00-7:00 PM. Those wishing kindly consider memorial contributions in Michael's name to the
13 Beech St. Johnson City, NY 13790.