Edward “Eddie” Kelly


Edward “Eddie” Kelly, 83; loving father of Joanne (Peter) Owens, Edward (Kim) and Kenneth (Ramie); cherished papa of Grace, Jack and Andrew Owens, Brendan and Claire; dear brother of Michael (Margaret), Tim (Mary), Mautie (the late Agnes) and Seamus; fond uncle and friend to many. Visitation Sunday 3-8 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin). Service at 5 PM. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity close to your heart.

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Sunday, April 24, 2022 from 3 – 8 PM
Gibbons Family Funeral
5917 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60634


Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 5 PM
Gibbons Family Funeral
5917 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60634



23 thoughts on “Edward “Eddie” Kelly”

  1. So very sorry for your loss. Great memories of your dad. I’m out of town until Monday so I’m not going to be able to make the wake. My condolences to the whole Kelly clan. Patty (D’Avolio) Hermann

  2. Love from Michael Kelly his older brother in Australia. A very sad time for the family. We want them to know we are thinking of you all God Bless Kelly family in Australia Michael Margaret Janine and family and Lurline and family

  3. My single greatest memory of Uncle Eddie is his laugh. I wouldn’t know what he was laughing at but hearing him laugh was infectious. Our thoughts & prayers are with the Chicago Kelly Clann xx

    1. Sincere condolences to all the Kelly family Chicago on yer sad loss of Uncle Eddie.thinking of ye at this difficult time

  4. Such a huge loss for you all. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. Uncle Eddie was such a lovely man, I have many fond memories of spending time with him and you all during my time spent in Chicago. Sending love and strength for the days to come, Aisling.

  5. Sincere sympathy to the late Eddies Family in Chicago…Thinking of you all.
    Brid Devine, Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly..Eire

  6. I am very sorry to hear of Eddie’s death. I haven’t seen him in over 30 years but he was always nice and kind to me when I was a kid. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. God bless him. From Sean O’Hagan and family Co.Tyrone.

  7. Sincere sympathies to all the Kelly family in Chicago, sorry to hear of Eddie’s passing. His many friends have contacted us in Clorane and all send on their condolenses to all the family at this very sad time.
    We want to let you know you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    Tim and Mary Kelly and all the family Clorane Athenry Co. Galway

  8. We were five now we are four. From the youngest of the brothers, Codladh sámh ar Neamh duit, Eddie.
    Séamus Kelly, Oranmore, Co Galway, Ireland.

  9. My deepest condolences to the Kelly and Russell family. Sending prayers for comfort during this difficult time.

  10. I didn’t know him well but if your children are a reflection of how you did in life, I would say my sister Kim’s husband Ed is an amazing person full of love, great father, husband, witty, caring, accomplished, humble, etc. Prayers for the entire family as they celebrate a good life and a good man.

  11. We are sorry to hear of Eddies passing our thoughts and prayers are with yee may he rest in peace ..Gerry kelly Athenry Ireland

  12. Deepest sympathy to Joanne, Ed, and Kenneth on the sad loss of your beloved Dad. Thinking of you all and your families at this difficult time. May Uncle Eddie rest in peace. Catherine Kelly and family Clorane Athenry, Ireland

  13. Sending our condolences to Joanne, Ed and Kenny on your loss at this difficult time. Thinking of you all, Ultan, Claire and family in Newbridge, Co Kildare.

  14. To Joanne, Eddie and Kenny.
    With a heavy heart, I offer each of you my sincere sympathy on the unexpected death of your beloved Dad.I know how much each of you adored him as he did ye.
    I will always remember Uncle Eddie’s kindness to me when I was in Chicago.
    This world has lost a true gentleman and Heaven is all the richer for gaining his soul.
    Uncle Eddie left this world quietly, without fanfare,without fuss….just as he lived his life.
    May the Lord have mercy on him.
    I pray strength and courage for you all at this difficult time.
    Rest easy Uncle Eddie.
    I will never forget you.

  15. Sincere condolenses to Joanne, Edward and Kenneth on the passing of your dad Eddie.
    We have fond memories of Eddie when we called while on holidays in Chicago.
    Eddie couldn’t do enough for us.
    Rest in Peace Eddie.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Neville and Mary Hynes Clorane Athenry.

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