Elizabeth “Liz” B. Kelley


Elizabeth “Liz” B. Kelley, 84, died March 9, 2019 at an MDI health care facility. She was born Sept. 30, 1934, in Trenton the daughter of Sidney F. and Alma (Rich) Emerson.

Liz enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Kebo Golf Club in Bar Harbor. She worked for the First National Bank in Southwest Harbor for 25 years and retired from a position as assistant manager.

Liz’s family was most important to her and she is survived by her two sons: Michael Kelley and wife, Susan, of Lamoine and Timothy Kelley and wife, Beth, of Burlington, North Carolina; a sister Mary Giordano of Bar Harbor; brother Sidney Emerson and wife, Louise, and sister-in-law, Janice Emerson, all of Ellsworth; five grandchildren, Taylor Berzinis and husband, Eric, Joseph Kelley, Will and Ben Kelley, and Jennifer Robinson; five great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Liz was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Shirley R. Kelley, on Oct. 23, 2011; and her five siblings.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Spring interment will be at Brookside Cemetery, Mount Desert.

Those who desire may make contributions in Liz’s memory to the Jackson Laboratory, Alzheimer’s Research, P.O. Box 254, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.



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