Iva Marceille 'Mike' Myers Kelly, 82, of Hamden passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at CT Hospice in Branford. Wife of the late Melvin James Kelly, Mike is survived by daughters Marsha Ann and her husband James O. Walsh of Hamden and Mary Alice and her husband John H. Peterson of Lewes, DE. In addition to her daughters, she is survived by 4 grandchildren, Kristen Kelly, Megan and her husband William Giaquinto, Owen Walsh, and Meredith and her husband Peter Aurora. She is also survived by her 6 great-grandchildren, Sumner Blankenship, Isabelle, William and Evelyn Giaquinto, Ava and Peter Aurora. Mike was born in Monroe City, IN on October 1, 1928, a daughter of the late Monroe W. and Ethel R. Beard Myers and was a Registered Nurse. After moving from Indiana to Lexington, MA, where she lived for 33 years, she relocated to Hamden in 1996. Friends may visit with her family Thursday, June 30 from 4-7 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Interment in Westview Cemetery, Lexington, MA will be private. Memorial contributions may be sent to the CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Dear Marsha & Jim, You’ve been in my prayers. My mother relayed to me how sick your mother was of late. I know that it has been difficult. If there is anything I can do, please just ask. Blessings and love, Karen

  2. Dear Marsha and Jim, How sorry I was to read of your mother’s death. Unfortunately, I was not able to offer my condolences in person; yet I want you to know you and your family will be in my prayers in the days ahead. May love be what you remember most. Sr. Judith

  3. Mary Alice and Marsha I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I don’t know if you remember me but I have tried to find you for years as I had forgotten exactly what part of MA you moved to when you left Princeton. I will never forget the good times we had when you lived in Princeton. Please give me a call 812 746-7266 Cell, 812 303-2023 Home or email. I would love to connect with you again as it has been years. Its hard to lose a parent but you know that she is no longer suffering and has gone on to a better place. Hope to hear from you soon.

  4. Dear Marsha: I send you my prayers and condolences. So many good memories come flooding back. You had wonderful parents and I know you must miss them. Leann

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