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Valerie Kelly
August 15, 2022


Valerie (Perch) Kelly, age 78, of Waltham, formerly of Watertown, on August 15, 2022.

Valerie was the beloved wife of George Kelly, and devoted mother of Brian Kelly and his wife Chantal. She is also survived by her brother Alvin Perch, sisters-in-law Jean Papelian, Joan Demoy and her husband John, brother-in-law Robert Kelly and his wife Irene, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Valerie was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Anne (Stephen) Perch, her sister Carol Perch and her husband Samuel, and brothers-in-law Roger Papelian, John Kelly and his wife Joan.

Valerie graduated from Watertown High School and Boston University. She worked in administration at Honeywell, Waltham Hospital, Mt. Auburn Hospital and Private Healthcare Systems/MultiPlan. She enjoyed vacationing at the beaches on Cape Cod and in the mountains of New Hampshire. Valerie liked watching movies, following the local Boston sports teams, doing Sudoku and playing Scrabble and Checkers.

Funeral service at Saint James Armenian Church, 465 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Friday, August 19 at 11AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend
Visiting hours at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Thursday, August 18 from 4 – 7 PM.

Internment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Heart Association or Saint James Armenian Church.

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Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home
558 Mount Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472