Patricia L. Kelly, 72, of Walpole died November 6, in St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston.
Born in Norwood, December 13, 1939, the daughter of the late Paul W. and Louise A. (Brule) Kelly, Miss Kelly was a lifelong Walpole resident.
She was a 1957 graduate of Walpole High School and a 1961 graduate of Regis College with a degree in Mathematics.
Miss Kelly had worked for the Raytheon Corporation as a Mathematician and also as a computer programmer.
Patricia was an accomplished figure skater and enjoyed skiing.
She was an avid reader and quilter.
She had been a Town Meeting member, a member of the Friends of the Walpole Public Library, the Walpole Library Endowment Funds Committee and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Library.
Miss Kelly held an FCC Amateur Radio license, and was active in National Weather Service SKYWARN Program and had developed the first SKYWARN Volunteer Data Base.
She was a member of Walpole Emergency Management.
She had volunteered at the Walpole Senior Center and developed the senior citizens data base.
Patricia was also a member of the Walpole Historical Society.
She is survived by her sister Barbara A. Kelly of Walpole, her life partner Roger Turner of Walpole and several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held on Tuesday November 13 from the Ginley Funeral Home 892 Main Street Walpole at 8:15 followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary’s Church at 9:00
Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, South Walpole.
Visiting hours will be on Monday from 4-7.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to The Walpole Public Library Endowment Fund for Walpole History Room, 143 School Street, Walpole, MA 02081 or the Walpole Historical Society PO Box 100, Walpole, MA 02081.