, Salem, MA

January 26, 2013

Erma K. Kielty, 85

South Hamilton — Mrs. Erma K. (Beck) Kielty, 85, beloved wife of John L. Kielty, died Friday, January 25, 2013, at the Cedar Glen Health Care Center in Danvers.

Born in Leominster, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Frances (Sheehan) Beck. She was raised in Lunenburg and graduated from Lunenburg High School, Class of 1945, where she played basketball for the school. She continued her education at the Newton Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a pediatric nurse at Ft. Devens. Mrs. Kielty was a member of the Eclectic Readers Club at Endicott College and had worked for many years as the treasurer of the “Friends of the Library”.

In addition to her husband, with whom she shared fifty seven years of marriage, she is survived by her three children, Randy and his wife Margaret and their children, Ryan, Samuel and Andrew of Wenham, Daniel Kielty and his wife Donna and their son Jake of Beverly, Robin Yanucci and her husband Louis and their twins, Louis John and Grace of Winchester.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of St. Paul, 50 Union St., Hamilton, Tuesday, January 29, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. As requested, there will be no visiting hours. Burial in Hamilton Cemetery. Arrangements by the Campbell – Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Erma’s memory to the Paralyzed Veterans of American, 801 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006. Information, directions and condolences at