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Obituary for Dorothy J. Kelly (Jorgensen)

January 7, 1929 – August 10, 2023
Cornwall, NY

Dorothy J. Kelly, of Cornwall, NY entered into eternal rest on August 10, 2023 at Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Fishkill, NY. She was 94 years old.

The daughter of the late Elmer P. Jorgensen and Marcella (Fanning) Jorgensen, Dorothy was born on January 7, 1929 in Boonton, NJ.

Dorothy was a retired Secretary for Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Dover, NJ for over 20 years.

Dorothy was a loving and caring wife, mother, mother-in-law and grandmother. She was very proud to be a part of the Cornwall community and her decorating skills and quirky sense of humor will be missed greatly.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband: Joseph T. Kelly. She is survived by her son: Christopher J. Kelly and his wife Tamar Vezirian of Cornwall, NY; and by her granddaughter: Julia Kelly.

A Celebration of Life for Dorothy will take place on Monday, August 21st at 12:00 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 66 Clinton Street, Cornwall, NY.

Memorial Contributions in Dorothy’s name may be made to Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary, PO Box 354, Chatham, NY 12037-0354.

Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Inc.; to send condolences, please go to