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Official Obituary of

Delores Jean Kelly

July 9, 1942 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Delores Jean Kelly Obituary

Delores Jean Kelly, 81, of Union, formerly of Riverside, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2024. She was born to Arthur & Katherine Smith on July 9, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio. She enjoyed all things nature: gardening, hiking, hunting, fishing, geese & hummingbirds. But, most of all, she loved spending time with her grandkids. Delores was preceded in death by her husband, Ben, and her parents.

Survived by her children: Annette Cabay (Jake), Ben Kelly, Barbara Habib (Dan) & Jami Deegan; sister, Betty Brewer (Michael); brother, Bill Smith (Lori); sister-in-law, Kay Senter; 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren & 3 great great grandchildren; dear friends, Marti & Junior Brewer; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives & many friends.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at the Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, 139 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia, with Pastor Michael Malcosky officiating. The burial will follow at Mt. Zion Shoup Cemetery in Beavercreek, Ohio. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Monday, March 11, at the funeral home. Condolences can be shared at  

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March 11, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home
139 S. Dixie Drive
Vandalia, OH 45377

Funeral Service
March 12, 2024

11:00 AM
Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home
139 S. Dixie Drive
Vandalia, OH 45377


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