John Kelly

Obituary of John Kelly

John Patrick Kelly IIAugust 14, 1963 - May 14, 2007Beloved husband of Corinne Kelly of over 20 years. Devoted father to 10 year old twin girls Camille and Yvette Kelly. Devoted son to Patricia Kelly and John Kelly. Son-in-law to Donna and Bill Carpenter. Brother to Karen Kelly, Erin Toth, and Lynne Frumenti. Friend to many.John touched many lives in his short time on earth. He was active with Holy Rosary School in Antioch. He coached CYO basketball and softball, worked in the class rooms, computer labs, and chaperoned many field trips. John's passion was skydiving. He accomplished many ratings with over 3,000 skydives, as an instructor, tandem master, national skydiving team videographer, coach, and a friend and mentor to the international skydiving community; his skydiving home was Byron. John graduated from Moreau High School as valedictorian in May 1981. John was active in the Air force R.O.T.C in college and served in Marine Corps. Office Candidate School in Quantico Virginia. He was released with an honorable discharge in August 1985. While working full time he received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science in August 1987 and his Master's in Public Administration in June 1994. John graduated from the Alameda County Sheriff's Department's 93rd Academy on April 15, 1988 and performed many duties as a deputy in the department including the position of Classification Officer for the Santa Rita Jail. John became a BART Police Officer in October 1990 where he performed a full range of services. On July 1992 John became the BART Police's Crime Prevention/Community Relations Officer. He received a letter of Commendation from his commander in 1998 "My success as your past Commander were due in part, to your dedication and hard work." John retired from the BART Police Department on May 1, 2000. Following retirement as a police officer John worked for Contra Costa County in the County Administrator's Office, as a Human Resource Analyst , and in the Elections Clerk Recorder's Office as an ASA III. After leaving employment with Contra Costa County on April 7, 2004 John sold real estate and spent his time in his daughter's classroom, volunteered as an Antioch Police Commissioner for 1 year , golfed, shared skydives and taught others, loved to tell jokes and have fun. Blue skies - peace be with you now. A trust fund will be set up for his daughters' education. Holy Rosary School, 25 East 15th Street, Antioch, CA 94509. 925-757-1270 ext 40 Attention Cathy Vanderklugt. Rosary Services - 7pm, Wednesday, May 23, 2007 // Mass services with lunch reception 10am, Thursday, May 24, 2007... Both at Holy Rosary Church.
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JAN 1. 12:00 AM Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1313 A Street, Antioch, CA 1313 A Street Antioch, CA, US
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