John P. Kelley

May 4, 1951 ~ October 4, 2021 (age 70)


John P. Kelley – Newbury, MA

John P. Kelley, loving husband, father and grandfather.  Born on May 4, 1951 to the late Roger and Dorothy Kelley.  He passed away peacefully on October 4, 2021 at his home with his beloved family by his side.  John was a retiree of Gould’s where he worked for 33 years.  He was an avid clam digger who was well known on the Parker River.

John is survived by his wife of 42 years, Melody.  Together they raised 2 wonderful daughters, Angel Beauparlant and her husband Jamie of Newbury, MA and Marnie Cote and her husband Clement of Seabrook, NH, as well as his longtime friend Nixon.  Also 5 grandchildren; William Roberts, Kendra Beauparlant and Jacob Beauparlant all of Newbury, MA and Nathan Cote and Hannah Cote (his little rascal) of Seabrook, NH.  John was predeceased by his brothers Jack “Ripper” Kelley and Roger Kelley, Jr.  John is also survived by 1 sister as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

John will forever be known for his delicious fried clams and homemade French fries as well as working for his son-in-law at Jamie’s Heating & Cooling as well as Sunday morning “donut man” and scratch ticket Bampi.  Rest in peace “Mighty Mouse”.

There are no calling hours or funeral services at this time.

Arrangements are under the direction of Twomey, LeBlanc & Conte Funeral Home, 193 High Street, Newburyport, MA 01950.  Please visit to sign the online guest book.

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