Ellen Kelly was the daughter of James and Louise (Hennessy) Kelly of Boston and Weymouth. She was a graduate of Emmanuel College and held a Masters Degree from Catholic University, Washington DC. While living and working in theatre in New York City, she also participated in summer theatre productions at Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina. Returning to Massachusetts, she founded and was the Director of the Drama Department at South Shore Conservatory in Hingham, MA. In addition, she was was a professor of Speech at Massasoit College for many years. Ellen changed the lives of many through her teachings, inspiration, guidance and love.
Ellen will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her family, her former colleagues and students, many friends and her two beautiful cats.
Ellen requested no funeral services but her friends hope to have a celebration of her life this summer and will reach out to all once this is finalized.