Passing Of SGT John Joseph Kelly CD

Kelly, John Joseph - 43, Windsor, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, after a valiant battle against cancer. Born and raised in Dunville, Newfoundland, John was the eldest son of Teresa (Hunt), and the late Clement Kelly. John joined the Canadian Armed Forces at the age of 19 and served as a firefighter for 23 years. John was proud of his military career and had attained the rank of Sgt. He was presently serving as the Chief Fire Inspector at 12 Wing Shearwater. Married in 1986 to Cindra, John enjoyed his family life and was extremely proud of his two children, Luca-Jean and Daniel. John will be remembered by his family, friends, and extended military family, for his honesty, devotion, caring personality and most notably his winning smile and spirit. We are all a little richer for having been so fortunate as to know John. John is survived by his best friend and loving wife, Cindy (nee Bellingham), his daughter Luca-Jean and son Daniel; mother, Teresa; sisters, Susan, Thelma, Sandra, Florence; brothers, Wayne and Clem, nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his father, Clement. As he requested, Johnís body will be cremated and buried in Freshwater, Newfoundland. There will be a visitation at Lohnes~Beazley Funeral Home, 419 Albert Street, Windsor on Saturday April 3; 2-4pm and 7-9pm with a memorial service and burial at St. Anneís Roman Catholic Church, Dunville, Nfld on Monday, April 5. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, or the Canadian Cancer Society.