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April 12, 2019

Barbara S. Kelley

Barbara S. (Snyder) Kelley of Hingham and formerly of Quincy, passed away peacefully Friday morning April 12, 2019, she was 91.  

Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Paul F. Snyder and Helene (MacSorley).  Barbara was a 1945 graduate of Boston Latin School, and later earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, and Master’s Degree in Education from Regis College, graduating in 1949.  She was very active in the alumni associations of both schools, and the Quincy Teacher’s Association.  Barbara was an elementary school teacher for the Quincy Public Schools for over 38 years, retiring in 1995.

Barbara was the beloved wife of the late James W. Kelley; devoted mother of James P. Kelley and his wife Cathy of Cotuit, and Paul T. Kelley (Ret. LT. COL. US Army) and his wife Kristy of Seattle, WA; proud grandmother of Patrick Kelley (LT. US Navy), James Kelley, Meaghan Kelley, Jackson Kelley, and Hannah Kelley. 

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the graveside service at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne on Thursday June 27 at 11:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Barbara’s memory to the Quincy Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund, Office of the Superintendent of Schools c/o Laura Owens, 34 Coddington St. Quincy, MA 02169.