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Joseph M Killelea JRFebruary 17, 2016
Joseph M Killelea, Jr. 61
Ashby - Joseph "Joe" "Jay" M. Killelea Jr. passed away peacefully under the loving care of his
family from complications of ALS Wednesday February 1ih, 2016.
Joe was born in Leominster, MA in 1954 to the late Joseph M Killelea Sr. and Lola F Killelea.
He graduated in 1972 from Notre Dame H.S. in Fitchburg and attended Fitchburg State College.
Joe worked for Dennison, New Balance, and most recently Nova Biomedical.
Joe enjoyed playing golf, softball, basketball and football and watching any and all sports. He
had a great sense of humor and a gift for making people laugh.
Two of his greatest passions were vacationing in Aruba and T.A.P. Basketball, which he was
involved in for over 25 years. Joe made many friends in both places who he considered his
Joe wore many hats in life, husband, dad, brother, uncle, brother-in-law, coach and referee, but
his favorite of all was "Grampy".
He looked forward to spending time with family and friends but most of all with his twin
granddaughters, Ava and Breanna.
He leaves his wife of 38 years Beverly (Lorion) Killelea, son Joel Killelea, and his wife Sara of
Ashby, son Neil Killelea, and his fiance Kate Sumner of Ashby, two cherished granddaughters
Ava and Breanna Killelea, brother David Killelea of Fitchburg and aunts, uncles, nieces,
nephews, cousins and many close friends. He will truly be missed.
A Celebration of life service will be held on Saturday February 2ih at 11:00AM at Saint Joseph's
Church 49 Woodland St., Fitchburg, MA. Aubuchon-Moorcroft Funeral Home is directing
Funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to T.A.P. PO Box 888
Townsend, MA 01469 or Compassionate Care ALS PO Box 1052 West Falmouth, MA 02574