Obituary of Albert G. Kelly, Jr.
Albert Gabriel Kelly
Born in Manhattan NY, July 11th 1933 to Anna Christine Kelly, and Albert Kelly SR. He shortly thereafter moved to Portumna Ireland where he remained until the age of 15. In 1948 he sailed back to America on the Washington and made Middlesex NJ his home for the next 73 years. As a youth he attended trade school and subsequently began his career as a printer. Shortly thereafter he was drafted into the Army, where he was stationed in Lebanon and worked as a supply sergeant. He later married and had 2 daughters.
Albert always valued hard work and held down two jobs for much of his life. He was never late for an appointment and expected the same from others. He enjoyed vacationing in the Catskills, the NY Yankees, his independence, and he never forgot a birthday. Al was also known for his one liners: “There you go”, “Get a job”, Whatcha do that for, “Don’t waste your parents money”, “You better hit the road now”, and finally “That’s about the size of it”
Albert is survived by his daughter’s Ann Mastrangelo and her husband Peter of Caldwell NJ, and Jennifer Kelly-Young and her husband Andrew of Waxhaw NC. He also leaves behind five grandchildren Kiera Young, Jack Mastrangelo, Matthew Young, Megan Mastrangelo, and Kyle Young.
Visitation will be held in the Middlesex Funeral Home, 528 Bound Brook Road, Middlesex, NJ 08846 on Saturday, January 15, 2022 beginning 9:30am. A Catholic prayer service will be held at 11:15am with burial immediately following at Lake Nelson Memorial Park in Piscataway.