Carol J. Kelley

By From page A4 | January 16, 2013


June 29, 1941 – Jan. 9, 2013

Carol J. Kelley passed away at her home in Fairfield at the age of 71.

She is survived by her loving children, Catherine Linchner of Hayes, Va., James Kelley and Michelle of Fairfield, Kathleen and her husband Milton Cuthbert of Ukiah and Michael Kelley of Napa. Carol is also survived by her grandsons, Michael Jr., Thomas and Jeremy; great-grandchildren, David and Mary; and her beloved cat Lightning. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett in 1996.

A longtime Fairfield resident, Carol raised her family here, volunteered at the Fairfield Senior Center and the Solano County Animal Shelter in Vallejo.

No services will be held; Carol will be buried in the family plot at Tulocay Cemetery in Napa. Condolences can be made to the family online at www.bryanbraker.com. Memorial contributions can be made in Carol’s name to the Benicia-Vallejo Humane Society, 1121 Sonoma Blvd., Vallejo, CA 94590.

Arrangements handled by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home (707) 425-4697.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is a former Daily Republic editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 24 years as a sports editor, associate editor and news editor before leaving the Daily Republic in 2014. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.

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