Michael Andrew Kelley, 49, a longtime resident of Pleasant Valley, NY, died on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Michael was a security manager at Guardsmark.
Born on November 24, 1967 in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was the son of James and Nancy (Soukup) Kelley of Pleasant Valley, NY. Michael graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie, NY. He also attended Dutchess Community College and later received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice at Castleton State College in Castleton, VT.
In addition to his loving parents, Michael is also survived by a brother, Jon Andrew Kelley and his wife, Elizabeth, of Acworth, GA; his aunt, Joan McHenry and her husband, Bill, of Bridgewater, CT; his aunt, Patty Cosgrove and her husband, Gary, of Golden Valley, MN; his uncle, Brud Soukup and his wife, Pat, of Dover Plains, NY; two nieces Morgan and Claire Kelley, several cousins and many faithful and supportive friends.
Michael loved his dog Sadie, playing chess, world history and politics, nature and reading. He had lived in Florida, Pennsylvania and Vermont and had travelled to Germany, New Zealand and Denmark. His wonderful sunny disposition and helpful ways will be missed by all.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at St Stanislaus Kostka Church, 1590 Main St., Pleasant Valley, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2678 South Rd., Suite # 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.