Welcome All!

This web site has been created to document the ancestors, descendants and relatives of Dr. James Francis Kelly Jr. and Loretta Marie McGovern of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  To navigate around the web site, simply click on the links above.  This website is a continuous "work in progress" so... should you have any questions, comments, or relevant genealogical information, please feel free to send me an email "here".  Special thanks to Matt Kelly for generously hosting this website.

UPDATE 01-19-2011  Our deepest sympathies go out to the Kurz family on the passing of Robert F. Kurz.  Robert was married to Lorraine D. O'Connor (Daughter of Sarah McGovern, niece of Loretta Marie McGovern).  Here is Robert Kurz's obituary:

Robert F. Kurz on Friday Jan. 14, 2011, of Brigantine, N.J and formerly of Elkins Park, PA.  Beloved Husband for 63 years to Lorraine D. (O'Connor).  Loving Father of Robert F. Jr., (Lynn), Lorraine D. Pilgrim (the late Joe), Dennis J., Sally M. Madrigal (Rudy), Donna M. Juhas (Bill), James F. (Ann), John T. (Colleen Cacciola) and the late Gerald Kurz.  Devoted grandfather of 9, great-grand-father of 6, and Brother of Albert H., Anne Calhoun, Francis and Donald, and the late Dolores Cholerton, and Alice Pawlak.  Bob proudly served his country during WWll with the 494th Bomb Group (Kelley's Kobras).

Here is a website dedicated to Kelley's Kobras...