John E. Kelley, 77 passed away Monday May 8, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol. He was the husband of the late Norma (Ford) Kelley. Born in Gardner, MA he was a son of the late Frederick and Dorothy Kelley. John grew up in Winthrop, MA, then he later attended the Coast Guard Academy and graduated from Tufts University and received a Masters degree in Mathematics from RIC. Before retiring John worked as a program manager for Raytheon. He coached youth soccer in Barrington, RI where he lived most of his life. He is survived by two sons Chris Kelley and his wife Alison of Barrington, Matthew Kelley and his wife Amani of Barrington, one daughter Julie Kelley of East Providence, three grandchildren, Patrick, Olivia and Ashley Kelley, one great-grandson Corbin, and two brothers Mike and Daniel Kelley. A funeral service for John will be held on Tuesday May 16, 2017 at 11 AM in Saints Matthew and Mark Church, 5 Chapel Road, Barrington. Burial will be in Forest Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory to Multiple Sclerosis Society RI Chapter 205 Hallene Rd Unit 209, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated.