James Kelly, 71
James M. Kelly, 71, of Marshfield died Oct. 31 peacefully at Sachem Nursing Home after a long illness.
Born in Dorchester, son of Theresa M. (Kelly) Kelly of Fairhaven and the late Melvin Leo Kelly, he lived in Marshfield and New Hampshire before returning to the South Shore.
He enjoyed New England sports teams and painting.
Survivors include his mother; a brother, Robert Kelly and his wife Michelle of Mattapoisett; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was the brother of the late Patricia Ann Nickerson and Donna Marie MacFadden.
His Funeral Service will be held on Monday, Nov. 5th at Noon in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery.
For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.