Don Coffield Berenger, Class of '71 (no login) Posted Apr 21, 2010 5:03 PM
John James Kelsey
KELSEY John James Kelsey, age 57, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Columbus, OH, died Sunday, April 11, 2010 at Carondelet St. Mary's Hospice Unit. John lived in Arizona over the last 30 years. He was a salesman with Tile for Less in both Phoenix and Tucson. While still in Columbus, he was Operations Manager for Bache and Company (later Prudential-Bache), the youngest person to hold that position. He is survived by his brother, Thomas M. Kelsey (Penny); sister, Molly K. Deverse (Robert); nephews, James (Jamie) Kelsey, Michael Kelsey (Heather), Wesley Kelsey; and nieces, Carrie Schatz (John) and Jessica Deverse; along with great-nephews and nieces. Will and Mazzina Schatz, Scott and Ellabelle Kelsey. He was preceded in death by his father James R. Kelsey, mother Margaret Kelsey Lucas, and twin sister Elizabeth (Betsy) A. Kelsey. Family services will be held at St. Joseph's Cemetery at a later date. The family requests donations be made in Johnny's memory to Carondelet Foundation, 120 N. Tucson Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on April 16, 2010