Cindy Kelly

Posted Online: Dec. 27, 2012, 5:41 pm
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Cindy Lee Kelly, 45, formerly of Moline, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Christiana Hospital, Christiana, Del.
Funeral services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Officiating will be her uncle, Gary Whitaker. Burial will be at Dayton Cemetery, Colona. Memorials may be made to the family.
Cindy was born Aug. 27, 1967, in Moline, the daughter of Danny Lee and Penny (Norin) Burgess. She married Ruben Kelly on July 19, 1991, in Aztec, N.M.
She was a dedicated mother, loving wife and a Pittsburgh Steelers fanatic.
Survivors include her husband, Ruben Kelly; mother, Penny; daughters and son-in-law, Caitlin Kelly, Leslie Redway and Amanda and Daniel Zolochik; granddaughter, Cassie Redway; brothers, Danny Lee (Margaret) Burgess and Teddy Lee (Charmaine) Burgess; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and her beloved cat, Fat Teddy Bear. She was preceded in death by her father; and son, Cory Redway.
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