Rita Josephine (Beatrice) Kelly, 85 years old, March 19, 1937, of Newton, passed away peacefully on March 21.


Beloved mother and grandmother to Dyan Kelly of Newton, Denise Kelly of Dedham, Pamela Daly and her husband William, Sr. of Framingham and their children, William, Jr. and Morgan; and Maureen Kelly of Westwood and her sons, Nicholas and Wyatt. Survived by her sister Ann and brother-in-law, John Boudreau and her sister-in-law, Louise Beatrice.


She lived an active lifestyle, attending daily mass, exploring estate sales and visiting the Newton Senior Center regularly to attend classes and volunteer. Rita enjoyed seeing friends and family, always giving joy to everyone she met. An avid Boston Red Sox fan watching every game faithfully!


Visitation on Sat, March 26 at 9:30am in the Magni FH, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11AM at St. Bernard Parish on Washington St, West Newton. Burial of her ashes after Mass at Newton Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association as it is our hope to find a cure for Lewy Body Dementia, https://www.alz.org/