In Memory of

Dave Kelly


Thursday, November 30th, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.


A Celebration of Dave's life will be held at the Gibson Centre, 63 Tupper Street West, Alliston, on Saturday December 9, 2017 from 2-5pm.

Kelly, David John.
Suddenly, at his home, on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017. Dave Kelly, in his 65th year, beloved husband of the late Sharon (Webster). Loving father of Matthew, and Laura. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Layla and Emily. Loving son of the late Russ and Evelyn Kelly and dear brother of Karen (Marty) Archer. Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters-in-law, his many nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends.
The family will receive friends at Rod Abrams Funeral Home, Tottenham, 905-936-3477 on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm.  A Celebration of Dave’s life will be held at the Gibson Centre, 63 Tupper Street West, Alliston, on Saturday December 9, 2017 from 2-5pm. Donations to Matthews House Hospice, Alliston, would be appreciated by the family.

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Memorial Tribute

“Dave Kelly”
  1. Karen zanelli wrote:

    Laura and Bud, Albert and I are so sorry for the sudden loss of your dad. We have so many wonderful memories together. He was a great friend, husband and amazing father. He will be missed for never forgotten. Karen & Al

  2. Ian Potts & Carol Herman wrote:

    I am overwhelmed with a great sadness at this news. A dear close friend of almost 50 years, I shall always cherish the memories of Davey Boy and Sharon. My deep condolences to Bud & Laura, sister Karen and entire family. My life will always have a hole in it.

  3. Bob Else wrote:

    Bud / Laura & Family
    On behalf of myself and Barb our sincere condolences for the loss of your great father, a great man and a very great friend. We are so very sorry. Life is just so unfair at times.
    Bobby Else

  4. Angela and Mike Ellerby wrote:

    Bud and Laura & Family

    We are so sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your father, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Angela and Mike

  5. Al and Debbie Edward wrote:

    Laura (and family) and Bud, Debbie and I are so sorry and shocked to hear of your fathers passing. I really don’t have words to express how we feel. I just want you to know that we are thinking about you all and our prayers are with you. We’ll always have and hold great memories from our times together.

  6. Sandi & John Tessier wrote:

    Bud, Laura and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Your Dad will be missed.

  7. Charlene and Alan Fry wrote:

    Dear Laura and Bud: Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your father. Such a gentle soul he was. Please know that we are thinking of you during this very very diffcult time.

  8. Ryan and Kelly Coish wrote:

    Our sincerest condolences. Dave was such a great man and neighbour! His wonderful smile, always laughing and cracking jokes. We have such fond memories of him always out on the driveway chatting with the neighbours. We will miss him so much!
    All our love,
    Ryan, Kelly, and Hank

  9. Frank and Antoinette Ammirante and family wrote:

    Laura, we are so saddened to hear the sudden loss of your father. Please know we are all thinking about you and your family during this very difficult time. Sending hugs

  10. Michael, Ann and family wrote:

    Our hearts are not as full as they once were with the loss of Dave. He was a wonderful friend to our whole family for many years, our thoughts and prayers go to all. Send our love to Sharon Dave, we love you.

  11. Ginny Cathcart wrote:

    Dear Laura and Bud: We are shocked and so very saddened by the loss of your dad. Please know that we are holding you in our hearts and prayers at this very difficult time.

    Giny and Ivor

  12. Neil & Nicole Carter wrote:

    Everyone in the Carter family is extremely saddened by the recent news. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole Kelly family. Many amazing memories of Uncle Dave will be cherished. He will be missed dearly.

  13. Matthew & Stephanie Ward wrote:

    Bud, Laura, Karen and families,
    We are truly heart broken over the news of losing Dave. We have been reminiscing over the great times we had growing up so closely with your family and, through all the pain of losing such a great man, have managed to smile and be thankful for the many positive ways your parents have touched our lives. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  14. Sam & John Chamberlain wrote:

    Dear Laura, Bud, Karen, Marty & families – John and I are heartbroken with the sad news of the passing of Dave/Dooders. He was always so friendly and full of life, it’s difficult to process this loss. Seeing his smiling face here reminds me how blessed we all were to know such a great man. When we were growing up, Dave showed me what being a great dad and husband was all about, and later on, he was the best grandpa to Layla & Emily. You’re all in our thoughts and prayers constantly. Lots of love and hugs being sent your way, Sam & John Chamberlain

  15. Andy and Sue Bay wrote:

    We are so sad having lost our friend but so proud to have known such a wonderful and caring man.
    The twinkle in his eyes and brightness of that smile lives on in you both Laura and Bud.
    Karen and Marty, our hearts are with you. Forever remembered with love,
    Andy and Sue Bay

  16. Susan Currie wrote:

    Dear Laura,Bud and Family,
    Remembering your amazing Dad and all the fun times we shared. He always had that twinkle in his eye and great enthusiasm for life. So fiercely proud of his beautiful family.
    I am holding all of you in my heart.

  17. Pat Gordon wrote:

    I am so sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. I remember fun times with the gang at the Miller and when he met the love of his life, Sharon. My thought are with you Sharon & your family at this sad time. xo

  18. Steve Miller wrote:

    Laura, Bud, Karen and family
    Our deepest condolences to all of you. Our hearts go out to you. He was a great friend and will always be remembered by his wonderful smile and kind heart. He is now reunited with the love of his life – Sharon, and will always be watching proudly over his family. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

    Steve and Cathy Miller

  19. Ruth and Larry Ridley wrote:

    Laura and Matt, we are deeply saddened by the loss of your father. Our condolences go out to the both of you. Your dad was a good man.

  20. Randy & Donna Horan & Family wrote:

    Bud, Laura, Karen & Family
    We are so sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. We spent time with him and Sharon at the rink when Bud was playing hockey. He was a very proud family man. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  21. Wolfe & Wendy wrote:

    Words cannot begin to describe the pain and sorrow we feel, for the sudden loss of our dear friend, David. We are so glad that we had a last supper with Dave, Bud and Ashley on Sunday, not realizing it would be the last time we would see Dave alive. Our hearts go out to Bud and Laura, Layla and Emily, Karen and Marty, and the rest of the family. Our prayers are with you all in this time of loss and grief. We will always cherish the great times we had together!
    Love always,
    w & w

  22. Ellen, Ken and Kim wrote:

    Mathew and Laura…. We are shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of your Dad. Our deepest condolences at this time…we will keep you in our hearts and prayers. Dave was a wonderful person, kind and generous and will be greatly missed by all.

  23. Kevin and Kerri Carter wrote:

    We are deeply saddened by the loss of our uncle Dave. Laura and Bud, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole Kelly family. He will surely be missed but we will remember the good times we have had together forever. We love you

  24. Sue Cantan wrote:

    Laura and Bud, Karen and Marty and all extended family members
    I extend my deepest sympathy for your loss. Dave was a force to be reckoned with and he will be sadly missed by so many people.
    You are in the thoughts and hearts of many to comfort you during this difficult time.

  25. Mike Deakin wrote:

    I am very sorry to hear of the end of my friend. My heart goes out to his family

  26. John Peers wrote:

    To the Kelly family, I am deeply sadden by lost of your Father and a good Brother, Dave and I were very good friends through High School. Though we had lost touch over the years memories are always present such as hockey and running the VW’s. I regret that I am not able to attend the celebration of life, so please accept my deepest sympathies. John

  27. Eileen, Darren and family wrote:

    Matt and Laura. We are truly sorry to hear of the untimely passing of your dad. Please accept our sincere condolences and hope that you can hold his fondess memories and unconditional love close to your heart.

  28. Jane Fergusson wrote:

    Dear Laura, Bud, Karen and Marty and family. We never get to choose the time or the place when God decides to take our loved ones home. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . Hugs from Jane , Bruce, Shannon and Brett Fergusson.

  29. Deanna Surbek wrote:

    Dear Laura & Bud,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. I have so many fond and warm memories spending time in the Kelly home. My heart goes out to you guys.

  30. Teresa Foster wrote:

    Laura and Bud. Were so very sorry at learning of the passing of your Dad. He was such a kind man. My heart aches knowing you have just lost your mother not long ago. I am so very sorry this has happened to you both. Take good care of each other. My heart breaks at your loss

  31. Ken Lock & Family wrote:

    To the Kelly Family

    Please accept our sincerest condolences at the loss of David. Losing him so soon after losing Sharon,really demonstrates how unfair life can be.
    The lights of the world have dimmed with the loss of these fine people.
    Our prayers are with you.

  32. Tom and Gabriel Jacklin and Family wrote:

    Laura and Bud, We are sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. We will always cherish our time spent together. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  33. Marc Ronan wrote:

    Laura and Matt(BUD) Please accept our families deepest sympathy. Dave was a super great Father and friend to many people. You should be very proud of the large imprint your parents and family have made throughout our community. Marc Sarah and Ronan Family

  34. Sandy Hutchison wrote:

    Karen, Marty, Laura, Bud, and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss, thinking of you all during this very sad time. Sandy Hutchison

  35. Paul and Heidi Simpson wrote:

    Laura and Matt (Bud) and Family
    Our most sincere condolences to you and your family. We are so sorry that, far too soon, you are living with the loss of both your parents. Such good people, who will continue to live on within you, and the memories you share. Paul and Heidi Simpson

  36. Susan Lock wrote:

    Karen, Marty, Laura, Bud and Kelly Family

    David was a dear man and I am so sorry you and his larger world have lost him far too soon. His and Sharon’s love for you all will last you a lifetime. I will always remember that special twinkle in his eye!
    Love and Hugs to you all.

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