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Thomas R. Kelley
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Birth: 1945
Oneida County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1969
New York, USA

Fall from Car Trunk
Fatal to T. R. Kelley, 21

SAUQUOIT - A local man died yesterday in the home of his brother from injuries sustained three months ago in a motor vehicle mishap.

Herkimer County Coroner, Gilbert Upright, attributed the accidental death to a fractured skull.

Thomas R. Kelley, 24, a resident of Utica's YMCA, fell off the trunk of a moving vehicle Aug. 28 striking his head. He was admitted to St. Elizabeth Hospital with a fractured skull and was discharged after two weeks.

Mr. Kelley was born in Utica, son of Mr, and Mrs. James Kelley. He graduated from Sauquoit Valley Central School in 1965 and was a member of St. Patrick's Church, Clayville. He worked as a farm hand and was recently employed by Leed's Furniture Store, Utica.

In addition to his father he leaves three brothers; James Kelley Jr., and Leo Kelley of Richfield Springs, and William Kelley of West Winfield; four sisters; Margaret Kelley of Rochester, Sister Laurita of St. Anthony's Convent in Utica. Mrs. Mary Duman and Mrs. Martha Wicks, both of Utica.

The funeral will be at 9 tomorrow from the J. Donald Smith Funeral Home, Chadwicks, and at 9:30 in St Patrick's Church, Clayville. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Clayville.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 tonight.

["Utica Daily Press, Page 16, Utica, Oneida, New York,"] 
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  James L. Kelley (1902 - 1976)
  Annabelle Schrauger Kelley (1917 - 1964)
Saint Marys Cemetery
Oneida County
New York, USA
Created by: Marie and Bruce Newell
Record added: Nov 16, 2012
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Thomas R. Kelley
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