Charles Anthony Kelly
Passed away at McKenney Creek Hospice Residence in Maple Ridge on May 6, 2009. Tony was born April 28, 1938 at Surbiton, County of Surrey, England.
He lived with his family in Jamaica for 5 years during the Second World War. The family returned to England but immigrated to Canada in 1950.
Tony joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Ottawa in 1958 and during a 25-year career was posted in various locations in the lower mainland. After leaving the RCMP, Tony entered the BC Coroners Service for 10 years retiring in 1990.
He leaves Judy, his wife of 45 years, daughters Angie Seaman, Andrea Lindgren, son Charles Patrick Kelly Beecroft and seven grandchildren.
A Celebration of Tony’s Life will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 20285 Dewdney Trunk Rd., Maple Ridge at 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 12, 2009. Father A. Abundo Celebrant.
Prayers/viewing will be held at St. Clare of Assisi, 1320 Johnson Street, Coquitlam, 6:30 pm on May 11 2009.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to the Maple Ridge Hospice Society, PO Box 11, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 7E9.
Condolences may be sent to www.mapleridgefuneral.ca