Marylou Kelleher

Marylou (Clark) Kelleher, age 94, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, January 27, 2022.

She was born in Hornell on February 25, 1927, the daughter of Harlo & Mary Isabelle (Monaghan) Clark.  Marylou resided in Hornell for most of her life and moved to the Fairport and Pittsford areas in 2008 to be closer to her children and grandchildren. They were always her pride and joy.

She is predeceased by her husband John F. Kelleher; sister, Ruth McInerney; and brothers, Robert Clark and James Clark.

Marylou is survived by her children and their families, Bonnie (Lance) Casselmon of Manlius, NY, Susan (Joseph) Zuniga of Pittsford, NY, Daniel (Theresa) Kelleher of Penfield, NY, John (Ann) Kelleher of Penfield, NY, Julie (Glenn) Latulipe of Pittsford, NY; sister Jean Kubiak of Hornell, NY; 14 grandchildren; Katie and Shane Casselmon, JP and Conor Zuniga, Ryan (Erin) Kelleher, Heidi (John) Costello, Eric Kelleher, Kyle (Lauren) Kelleher, Kasey and Kevin Kelleher, Adam, Alexandria, Emily and Morgan Latulipe; cousins and several nieces & nephews.

Growing up in Hornell, she was a graduate of Hornell High School (class of 1944).  She later attended Florida State University in Tallahassee FL.

While living in Hornell, Marylou was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of St. Ann’s Church.  More recently, she was a member of St. John of Rochester Parish in Fairport.

Marylou was a former telephone operator for Bell Telephone, working in Hornell, Corning & Geneva.  She had been a member of St. Ann’s Mother’s Club; a member of the AZB Sorority; and a St. Ann’s Boy Scout Den Mother.

Marylou was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be forever missed and never forgotten!

Family and friends are invited to the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St, Hornell, on Friday February 4th from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday February 5th at 1:00 PM at St. Ann’s Church, Hornell. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Those wishing may remember Marylou with a memorial contribution in her name to either St. Ann’s Church, 27 Erie Avenue, Hornell, NY 14843 or St. Ann’s Academy, 41 Genesee Street, Hornell, NY 14843.  Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.

2 Responses to “Marylou Kelleher”

  1. Dan Kubiak says:

    John, Bonnie, Danny, Susie and Julie,

    We are sorry to hear of Aunt Louie’s passing. I have many fond memories of your mom on Buffalo St., Harlo’s farm and other Family gatherings. I will always remember my one on one talks with your mom. It always seemed to bring some laughter to the conversation. We are sorry we are unable to attend as we are in Florida but know we are in your thoughts and prayers. All our Best Wishes to you and your Families!

    Dan, Doreen and Family

  2. Beth (Racalto) Zaffran says:

    My sincere condolences to Susie and your family. May the kind and compassionate Lord comfort you during this time. I remember your mother’s lovely smile!