Salem — Patrick J. Kelleher, age 61, a longtime resident of Salem died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Essex Park Nursing Home Beverly following a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Salem the son of the late William and Margaret (Quinn) Kelleher, he was graduated from St. John’s Prep, attended Fairfield College and received his Bachelor’s degree from Salem State College. Mr. Kelleher then became employed in the IT Industry (Information Technology) for over 30 years in the greater Boston area. He is survived by several cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:00 AM from the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St (cor of North St), Salem, to be followed by a funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1 Margin St, Peabody. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. At Mr. Kelleher’s request, there are no visiting hours. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the North Shore Medical Center Cancer Walk c/o the NSMC Development Office, 81 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970. For online guest book or additional information, please call 978 744 0497 or visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com.