Death Notice: Ted Kelleher, Massachusetts and Millstreet

Timothy (“Ted”) Patrick Kelleher, of Norwood, Massachusetts, USA, passed away at his home on May 5, 2008, surrounded by his loving wife and children. Born on St. Patrick’s Day in 1932 in Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland, Ted moved to New York City in 1959, where he later met and married his wife Kathleen (Lafferty). He continued to retain his strong relationship with his native Ireland, retaining his family home in Millstreet. Ted was a former member of the Gaelic Athletic Association and Cork Football Club and was a longtime executive at White Rock Products, Inc. until his retirement in 1990. Ted will be missed for his keen intellect, his kindness and incredible sense of humor. Ted was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Kathleen; his son, John Kelleher and his wife, Christine, of Nevada; his daughter, Megan Kelleher and her husband, David Abramowitz, of Westwood; his daughter Alanna Kelleher and husband, Dan Mitchell, of Quincy; his son, Gavin Kelleher and his wife, Jennifer, of Sharon; his son, Craig Kelleher and his wife, Maria, of Walpole, and his beloved grandchildren, Timothy, Ryan, Aidan, Hugo and Ava. Visting hours are Wednesday, May 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St., Norwood. A funeral Mass in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 547 Washington St., Norwood, will be on Thursday, May 8, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Highland Cemetery in Norwood. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ted’s memory to: St. Catherine of Siena School, 547 Washington St., Norwood, MA 02062 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. [1 [read more …] “Death Notice: Ted Kelleher, Massachusetts and Millstreet”