Carol A.  Kelly


OTEGO - Carol A. Kelly, 62, of Otego, died on Sept. 4, 2019, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, following a short illness.
Born in Ossining, she resided in the Oneonta area for more than 50 years.
She was employed by Corning Glass for almost 35 years and was an administrative specialist for the Life Sciences Division.
Carol was an avid gardener, a gifted cook and loving and devoted wife, sister and aunt. She was a gracious hostess and welcome guest. Anticipating retirement in the near future, she had looked forward to years of enjoying the company of her family and friends.
She leaves her husband, James Lovelace; sister, Kathleen Kelly and husband, Arnold Rosen of Loves Park, Illinois; brothers, Gregory Kelly and wife, Jeannette of Marlborough, Connecticut and Jonathan Kelly and wife, Heather Hotaling-Kelly and her sons, Lorenzo and Isaiah of Coxsackie; aunt and uncle, Elaine and Joseph Haas; nieces, Emily (Grant), Laura (Mitchell), Sarah and Meghan; nephews, Sean and Patrick; great-nieces, Evelyn and Rose; stepchildren, Jennifer Lovelace and her daughter, Kyleigh and James Lovelace and wife, Shannon and their daughter, Madison; numerous cousins; and her beloved pets, Moose and Finnegan.
She was predeceased by her parents, Edward and Barbara Kelly.
A family celebration of Carol's life will be held in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
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Published on September 8, 2019
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3 posts

Jessica Gounis marcello
Sep 10, 2019
Carol had the biggest smile -it lit up a room! She was a Beautiful woman inside and out and I particularly remember her genuine interest in what was happening in my life-she made those around her feel important and loved. I know she’ll be missed and I’m so sorry for your loss-love and prayers to all of her family ❤️🙏🏻
MaryLee Grant
Sep 10, 2019
My heartfelt sympathies go out to Carol's family. We both started working around the same time at Corning Inc, and she lived upstairs from me when she lived on Winney Hill Road. She was always willing to share her wisdom with me, she was there whenever I needed a friend, and she will be missed. RIP Carol!!
Joy Sanchez
Sep 08, 2019
My deepest condolences to all of Carol's family. She loved you all and her pets as well. We shared many laughs and many tears together. She will be truly missed.