Daniel A. Kelly Jr., 61, of Jensen Beach, Fla., passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 15, 2021.
Daniel was born on Oct. 11, 1959, to Daniel and Norma Kelly in Massena, N.Y. After graduating from Alexander High School in 1978, he went on to study Industrial Electronics at SUNY Alfred.
He had a long career in Nuclear Power, primarily as an Instruments and Controls Technician at James A. Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant while residing in Pulaski, N.Y.
After retirement in 2014, Daniel earned his license as a private pilot and spent many hours in the air. He enjoyed seven blissful years of retirement life, spending the majority of them in Jensen Beach, Fla.
Daniel is predeceased by his father; sister, Leigh Anne; and brother, Bruce. He is survived by his mother, brothers Mike(Ellie) and Bernie; daughters, Megan (Megan), Melissa, and Maria; grandchildren, Adelaide, Joseph, Bryce and Corbin.
A memorial service will be held at Harter’s Funeral Home in Mexico, N.Y., on Oct. 16, at 10 a.m, with a Celebration of Life to follow at The VFW in Mexico NY from 12 until 3 p.m.