Loretta Kelly

Obituary of Loretta C. Kelly

Loretta Charlotte Kelly, 99, of Kelly Way, Lake Placid, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021 at Elderwood at Uihlein Lake Placid. Loretta was born to the late Vivian and Flora (Winch) Patterson on August 11, 1921 in Lake Placid, NY. She married Stanley Kelly on October 21, 1944 and spent 56 years together until his passing in November of 2000. In addition to her parents and husband, Loretta was predeceased by her sisters: Mary Dudley and Rena Patterson and her brother, Albert Patterson. After many years of service at Santa’s Motel and Howard Johnson’s Motor Lodge, Loretta retired to her home to tend to her garden, make quilts for family and friends and complete puzzles. On a sunny day Loretta could also be found walking the River Road with her friend and cousin, Catherine (Tootie) Gonyea and she was a devout member of the Adirondack Community Church. Loretta is survived by her children: Yvonne (Gary) Dame, Esther Lawrence and Gordon (Jackie) Kelly; 6 grandchildren; Sherry, Kim and Scott Dame, Burt and Debbie Lawrence and Devin (Jessica) Kelly. There are 11 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild. Calling hours will be held at M.B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid, NY on Friday, May 28, 2021 from 4 o’clock pm to 6 o’clock pm. The Funeral Service will be held on the following day, Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 10 o’clock am at the Adirondack Community Church in Lake Placid, NY. Burial will follow at the North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid. Anyone wishing to make a memorial donation may do so to Adirondack Community Church, Lake Placid, New York. M.B. Clark, Inc., Funeral Home, Lake Placid, NY is in charge of arrangements. Relatives and friends are invited to share a memory, upload a photograph or leave condolences for the family at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.
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Friday
28
May

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, May 28, 2021
M. B. Clark, Inc.
2310 Saranac Ave.
Lake Placid, New York, United States
Saturday
29
May

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Adirondack Community Church
2583 Main Street
Lake Placid, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

North Elba Cemetery
Old Military Rd
Lake Placid, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

Adirondack Community Church, 2582 Maim Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
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