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Kelly R. Philbrook

January 21, 1973 — October 31, 2021

Kelly R. Philbrook, age 48, passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth, Massachusetts, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Needham, Massachusetts on January 21, 1973, she was the daughter of Keith R. and Susan M. (Donnelly) Philbrook. She was raised in Stoughton, Massachusetts, where she loved spending her summers swimming in her backyard. As a young girl, Kelly enjoyed day trips to Lakeville with friends, spending the afternoon in the local bowling alley.

In 1991, Kelly and her family settled into their home in East Walpole, Massachusetts, where she enjoyed listening to music and watching television. Throughout her life, Kelly loved being around animals, as she was drawn to them, just as much they were drawn to her. Most of all, Kelly loved being surrounded by her family.

Beloved daughter of Keith R. and Susan M. (Donnelly) Philbrook of East Walpole.
Loving sister of Keith R. Philbrook Jr. and his wife, Wendi, of Attleboro, Kristen R. Philbrook of Norwood, and the late Danielle C. Philbrook.
Cherished aunt of Olivia Philbrook of Norwood and Delaney Grace Philbrook of Attleboro.
Beloved granddaughter of the late Claude and Dorothy (Wolfe) Philbrook and the late John and Nancy (Crisp) Donnelly.
Devoted niece of Kevin Philbrook of Hubbardston, John Donnelly of Jamaica Plain, Nancy Donnelly of Jamaica Plain, Kathleen Donnelly of Jamaica Plain, Margaret Campbell and her husband, Kevin, of Dedham, Jerome Donnelly and his late wife, Kathleen, of Roslindale, Alan Donnelly and his wife, Melissa, of Readville, Maureen Mahoney and her husband, Keith, of Dedham, Annmarie Daley and her husband, Tom, of Dedham, and the late William Donnelly and his surviving wife, Claire, of West Roxbury.
Also survived by many loving cousins.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Kelly's Life Celebration on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 4 to 7 PM in the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common Street, Walpole.

All are invited to gather at the funeral home on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 9:30 AM prior to Kelly's Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church, 10 Diamond Street, Walpole at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow in Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Special Olympics of Massachusetts, 512 Forest Street, Marlborough, MA 01752 or at

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Service Schedule

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Life Celebration

Friday, November 5, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home

48 Common St, Walpole, MA 02081

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, November 6, 2021

10:30am - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Blessed Sacrament Church

10 Diamond St, Walpole, MA 02081

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