Sunday, March 26, 2023


Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Dillon Kelly


Elizabeth “Betty” Dillon Kelly passed away peacefully on Feb. 6 in Essex.

Betty was predeceased by her husband John J. Kelly and leaves her children, Beth Kelly of Old Saybrook, Peter Kelly (Pamela) of Los Angeles, Barbara Regan of Madison, and Janet Kelly of East Haddam. Also known as ‘Granny,’ she leaves behind the grandchildren she loved, Rebecca Kelly, Elizabeth Kelly, Rory Regan, Sam Kelly, Conor Regan, and Jake Kelly.

Betty grew up in West Haven as one of nine children and was predeceased by all except her loving brother, Richard Dillon of Florida.

The family will plan a celebration of her life in the spring. If you would like to make a donation in Betty’s honor, we would be grateful to direct you to Alzheimer Research/ To leave a condolence or share a memory of Betty, please visit Arrangements are by Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, Centerbrook.

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