Matthew Kelly

Obituary of Matthew D. Kelly

Matthew D. Kelly, age 53 of Garnet Valley, PA died on June 1, 2017 at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse, Phila., PA. Born to the late Joseph & Gertrude Kelly, Matt was raised in Newtown Square, PA. Matt has resided the past 17 years in Garnet Valley, PA and previously Devon, PA. He graduated form the University of Notre Dame with a degree in business in 1985 and later his Masters from Villanova University. Matt was a partner at Carnegie Wealth Management in Exton, PA. Devoted to his faith, Matt at one time taught CCD at St. Cornelius Catholic Church. He served on both the Board of Chester County Community Center and the Chester County Food Bank. Matt was also part of Handi-Crafters board and most recently involved with the Mariano Rivera Board. An avid golfer, Matt at one time was a member of the Overbrook Country Club and the Concord Country Club. He also was a coach at BYC in Glen Mills. He enjoyed spending time with his family. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Diane Kirk. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Megan Minster Kelly, 4 sons, Patrick, Michael, Daniel & Andrew, a brother, Joseph Kelly and wife Sharon, a brother-in-law, Edward Kirk, 3 nephews, Kevin & Brian Kelly & Eddie Kirk and a niece, Katie Kirk. A visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, 6-8PM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd. Garnet Valley, PA and again on Wednesday, 9:00-9:45 at St. Cornelius Catholic Church, 160 Ridge Rd., Chadds Ford, PA followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM. Interment will remain private. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to: The Kelly Family Charitable Foundation C/O Chester County Community Foundation 28 West Market St. West Chester PA 19382. The Kelly Family Foundation seeks to support and encourage effective individuals and organizations committed to improving the health of families and communities through advancements in: Health & Human Services A Sustainable Food System Education Environmental Protection. Online condolences may be made by visiting