Regina H. (Penn) Kelly

August 15, 1975 ~ July 6, 2019 (age 43)

Regina H. (Penn) Kelly, 43, of Cadogan, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 after a long, hard fought battle with cancer.  Born August 15, 1975, she was the daughter of David T. Penn and Andrea H. (Gulish) Schwille.  Regina graduated from Ford City High School/Lenape Vo-Tech in 1993 and continued her education to pursue training as a dental assistant.  Regina spent most of her adult career at Walmart and at Klingensmith Healthcare, both of which places she met people and made friendships that will last a lifetime.  Regina enjoyed mostly everything about her life.  Her favorites were going on picnics, crafting, fishing, and camping.  She also enjoyed watching cooking shows and trying the recipes out for herself.  She loved to bake.  She also loved to read and vacation with her family.

Regina is survived by her husband, John Kelly, of Cadogan; her two daughters, Mayson Kelly, of Cadogan, and Sidney Kelly, of Ford City; her son, Andrew Gilara, of Venus, Pa.  Also surviving is her mother, Andrea Schwille and her stepfather, David Schwille, of Leeper, Pa; her in-laws, Pat and Cindy Kelly, of Kittanning; her maternal grandmother, Helen Gulish, formerly of Cadogan.  She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Also surviving is her furry little friend, Oliver.  Regina was preceded in death by her father, David T. Penn; her maternal grandfather, Joseph Gulish; and her paternal grandparents, John and Mabel Penn.

In her final days, Regina was cared for by the wonderful staff at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot, Pa.

Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home, 253 N. Grant Ave., Kittanning, Pa 16201.  Additional visitation will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Nathan Bramlet officiating.  Interment will be in Cowan Cemetery.

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