Vincent E . Kelleher , age 86 of Lynnfield, died on Thursday July 21 at the Pilgrim Rehab and Nursing Home in Peabody.
He was born in Buffalo, NY on December 14, 1935, and was the son of the late Leo and Marie (Foley) Kelleher .
Vincent was a graduate of Canisius High School, class of 1953. He was a Korean War Air Force Veteran, and former owner of Kelleher Courier Services in Lynnfield. He was a member of the American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans. In his spare time, Vincent liked to golf. He was an avid New England/ Boston Sports fan.
He was the beloved husband of Angela M. (Mastrovita) Kelleher . He was the loving father of Nancy Doherty and her husband Thomas of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Linda Knee of Lynnfield, David Kelleher of Martinez, CA and Steven Kelleher and his wife Andrea of Georgetown. He was the brother of Patricia Otto of Virginia Beach, VA, and the late Charles Kelleher , Paul Kelleher , Leo Kelleher , Joan Everett, Mary Catherine Jackson, and Frances Fortuna. Vincent is also survived by his 10 grandchildren Kelly, Erin, Michael, Samantha, Kyle, Tara, Jonathan, Kaitlyn, Sydney, and Charles.
Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Monday from 4-7 p.m. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Maria Goretti Church, 112 Chestnut St., Lynnfield on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Lynnfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.
Monday, July 25
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
19 Yale Ave
Wakefield, MA 01880
Tuesday, July 26
St. Maria Goretti Church
112 Chestnut St.
Lynnfield, MA 01940