Dora "Pat" Kelley, 77, of East Pembroke, died Tuesday (August 3, 2010) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
She was born in Clearfield, PA a daughter of the late Albert and Beatrice O'Haggerty Litten.
Dora was the owner of The Hairworks Salon on Main St. in Corfu. She was a cook for the former Coachman's Inn and other area restaurants and enjoyed bingo, going to the casino and playing Euchre. She loved feeding the humming birds and attending to her flower gardens. She was an exempt member of the Wolcottsville Fire Co. Auxiliary.
Surviving is her beloved companion of 33 years, Norman Groth. Seven children: Sharon and Jim Kennedy of Jacksonville, FL., Carson and Cindy Kelley of Akron, Raymond and Cheryl Kelley of Amherst, Marie Hall of Lockport, Darlene and Ed Van Fleet of Darien Center, Kenneth Kelley of Lockport, Aileen Kelley of Baltimore, MD. Stepchildren: Dan and Lisa Groth of Oakfield and Dee Neilans of Alexander. Fourteen grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Five sisters: Eleanor and Londie Gaines of Alabama, Betty Levine of Baltimore, MD, Margaret Levine of PA, Laura Sezey of So. Colton, NY and Sandy and Smiley Reagan of So. Colton, NY. A brother, John Litten of So. Colton, NY.
Visitation will be Thursday from 3 - 8 PM at the J LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA. Services will be Friday at 11 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Bill Smith Officiating.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to, Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, New York 14240.
Expressions of condolences may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUENRAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, Ronald P. Konieczny, director & veteran.