Joan M. Kelly, 91 years young…of Phoenix, Arizona, died peacefully on June 18, 2018. As her Son, Richard D. Kelly said: “There are billions of people in Heaven and Our Mother knows one-third of them.” She was loved, admired and adored by so many. Joan was blessed with 9 children, 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She certainly was the epitome of love, kindness and compassion for all of us! She lived out the true meaning of being Catholic; by seeing the good in everyone. In her famous words: “Keep a smile on your face and NO anger or hatred in your heart.” She will be missed. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. in the St. Ignatius Chapel at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4715 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix. A Memorial/Rosary will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. In lieu of flowers the family would ask for donations to be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Condolences may be expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com
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