Loved all motor sports

Published in the June 28, 2018 edition

NORTH READING — Raymond Henry Kelly, 49, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 24, 2018. A longtime resident of North Reading, Ray worked as a carpenter for most of his career. He loved to cook and was an outrageous risk taker with everything he did. He loved all motor sports.

Ray was one of a kind and he will be missed by all.

Ray is survived by his parents, Stephen and Deborah Kelly; his brother, Stephen Kelly, Jr. and his wife Laura; his sisters, Janet and her husband Michael Connolly, Lori and her husband Barry Urquhart. Ray was a very proud uncle to Jennifer Wade and her husband Nick and their children, Nick and Ava, Shawn Connolly, DJ and Nick Mawn, Daniel, Samantha and Shannon Kelly, Jackie Barnaby, Jaxon Fell, and Barry and Mae Urquhart. Ray was also loved by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and girlfriend Alicia.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 29 from 4 to 8 p.m., followed by a service at 8 p.m. at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice.