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Patrick P. Kelly, 46, died May 9, 2007, at his Wasilla home.
A graveside inurnment service with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fort Richardson National Cemetery.
Patrick was born May 22, 1960, in Niagara Falls, N.Y. He came to Alaska in 1977, and had lived in Anchorage and Wasilla. A retiree from the U.S. Army, he was a life member of the VFW and a member of the American Legion.
"Patrick took great pride in his military career and went above and beyond to support our military," his family said. "He loved his home and always worked so diligently in his yard and garden. Patrick has two extremely loyal furry companions that miss him tremendously, as we all will."
Survivors are his wife, Kathy Kelly of Wasilla; sons, Patrick P. Kelly Jr. and Phillip Kelly; and daughters, Melissa Kelly and Patricia Marie Kelly, all of Alaska; father, Patrick J. Kelly of Texas; brother, Michael Kelly of Ohio; sisters, JoAnn Cooney and Theresa Brummer of Alaska, and Lisa Castro and Virginia Grenke of Texas; cousins, John and Cindy Lilly and Stacy Arnold of Alaska; friends, Sammy and Judy Wigglesworth of Alaska; and numerous other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Kelly, and brother, Mark Kelly.
Arrangements are with Alaskan Heritage Memorial Chapel.
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