Charles R. Kelly, 85, died April 15.

He was born Sept. 30, 1927, in Staten Island, N.Y., where he was raised.

A carpenter by trade, he resided for the last 13 years in New Milford with his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Toni Kelly, and six grandchildren.

He loved to read the Bible, watch sports, garden and play with his grandchildren.

Casey's Funeral Home in Staten Island was in charge of arrangements.