Kelly, Peter Cameron

from the Daily Gleaner, Tuesday March 22nd, 2004

Peter Cameron Kelly of Fredericton,
NB passed away peacefully on March
22, 2004 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers
Hospital. Born in St. Vital, MB on May
22, 1912, he was predeceased by his
parents John Cowan and Agnes
Cameron Kelly; also three brothers
Jack, Jimmy and Stewart.

He is survived by his wife Peggy
Hobbs Kelly; one sone Peter and his wife
Theresa (Presley).

Pete was a professional hockey
player in the N.H.L. and A.H.L. from
1935-1942 abd was a member of two
Stanley Cup Championship teams with
the Detroit Red Wings in the 1935-36,
1936-37 seasons. He was a supervisor
in the Y.M.C.A. War Services from
1942-46, serving in Canada and
England. He was the Athletic Director at
U.N.B. from 1947-1973 and coached the
U.N.B hockey team for 20 years. He
played in numberous golf tournaments
both as an amateur and as a
professional for many years.

Pete was inducted in to the New
Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame in 1978
and in to the Fredericton Sports Wall of
Fame in 1992. He was also inducted in
to the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame in
1989.

Arrangements have been entrusted
to Bishop's Funeral Home, 540
Woodstock Road Fredericton, NB.
There will be no visitation at the funeral
home by request. Following cremation,
a private family service will be held in
Peoples Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI,
where interment will take place in the
family plot. Donations to a charity of the
donor's choice would be appreciated by
the family.


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