Mrs. Marion P. (MacCuish) Kelley

  • Born: July 19, 1928
  • Died: January 15, 2020
  • Location: Danvers, Massachusetts

Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home

Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home
167 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923
Tel. (978) 774-6600

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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DANVERS – Mrs. Marion P. (MacCuish) Kelley, 91 of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Jack J. Kelley, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Hathorne Hill in Danvers, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late George N. and Kate (Boyd) MacCuish. Raised and educated in Malden, she was a graduate of Malden High School class of 1946.

Marion had been employed by Bostik in Middleton where she was an accounting manager for 27 years until the time of her retirement.

Devoted to her family and faith, Marion was a longtime member of the Middleton Congregational Church. She enjoyed playing bingo at the Danvers Senior Center and spending time at her camp in Maine. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Marion is survived by her son, James Kelley and his wife Joan of Middleton, her grandson, Brian Kelley of Maine, her granddaughter, Lisa Young and her husband Brian of Middleton, her great-grandchildren, Kailey and Keira Kelley and Benjamin and Zachary Young and her brother, David MacCuish of FL. She was the sister of the late Albert "Buddy" MacCuish, George MacCuish, Jr. William MacCuish, Kenneth MacCuish, Llyod McCuish and Melvin MacCuish.

The family would like to thank the staff at Hathorne Hill and Care Dimensions Hospice for the loving care they gave to Marion these past months.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to attend Marion's funeral service which will be held in the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home (Rte. 62) Danvers on Saturday, January 25th at 11 A.M. with visiting hours prior to her service from 9 to 11 A.M. Burial will be privately held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be in Marion's memory to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., (Suite B102) Danvers, MA 01923 or to North Shore Elder Services, 300 Rosewood Dr. #200, Danvers, MA 01923. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Joan and Jimmy,
Marion was such a fixture in your home over the holidays for so many years. I will miss her kind and calm presence.

Posted by Diana Rhudick - MA - Family   January 24, 2020

Dearest Jimmy, Joan and family- our sincerest sympathy at Marion's passing. Hopefully she and Jack will have a loving reunion. Take care, Jack and Nancy

Posted by Nancy Jones - Middleton, MA - Family Friend   January 21, 2020

To the Kelley family, my deepest sympathies on the loss of Marion. I always enjoyed her company on the holidays, and I'll miss chatting with her on those occasions. May her memory be a blessing.

Posted by Gadi Niram - Lynn, MA - Family   January 18, 2020

Joan and Family,
Please accept my Mother and my condolences on Marion's passing. She was a lovely lady and roommate. Love,
Josephine Guerrette and Joanne Fall

Posted by Joanne Fall - Beverly, MA - Friend   January 18, 2020

Aunt Marion was a wonderful, sweet lady who will be dearly missed.

Posted by Terry Tucker - Woodruff, SC - Family   January 18, 2020

Please accept our heartfelt sympathy at such a difficult time as this. Love and prayers, Gloria Lipinski and Alice Lipinski Tierney

Posted by Alice Lipinski Tierney - Middleton, MA - Family Friend   January 18, 2020

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