Matthew Kelly

M atthew C. Kelly passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Matt was born on October 7, 1990 in Cambridge, NY the son of Michael O’Brien and Cynthia (Kelly) Whittier.

Matt was a 2009 graduate of Granville High School. During and immediately following high school Matt served in the Granville Rescue Squad and fire departments. Upon graduating he joined the Army where he served until 2010 when he was honorably discharged. After returning home Matt continued to live a life of service, always the go to person when you needed help. Matt loved his “job” at Hickory Hill Motocross Park where he did grounds keeping work, general maintenance, a best of all flagging. He was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors. Matt was always there to help his grandfather around the house. Matt completed a welding program when he returned from the military.

Matt was predeceased by his grandmothers Eleanor Kelly and Felicia O’Brien. Survivors are his father Michael O’Brien and his wife Lisa of Niskayuna, NY and his mother Cynthia Whittier and her husband Bernard, his sisters Brianne Balfour and her husband Craig, Ashley Whittier, Kaley, Jackie and MacKenzie O’Brien. Matt’s grandfather Craig Kelly and his grandfather John O’Brien and his wife Marge also survive him. He leaves behind several aunts and uncles, and cousins.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Middle Granville, NY. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16m 2014 at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church St. Granville, NY 12832.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Suicide Prevention Center of New York State, Riverview Center, 150 Broadway, Suite 301, Menands, NY 12204

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