Kelly, Brother JohnPlease pray for the repose of the soul of District of San Francisco New Orleans Brother John Kelly, FSC, who passed away in his sleep July 15, 2017, at the Saint Paul’s School Community in Covington, Louisiana.  He was 90 years old.

Born Brendan Benedict Kelly on June 24, 1927 in Houston, Texas, Brother John entered the Brothers’ Novitiate on January 26, 1945 and received the habit of the Brothers on August 14, 1945 in Lafayette, Louisiana.  He pronounced final vows on July 2, 1952.

Brother John received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1951; a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southwest Louisiana, Lafayette, in 1961; and a Master of Science degree from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, in 1972.

Funeral Arrangements for Brother John are to be announced.

Tour of Duty

08-1948     St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA, Teacher
08-1949     Scholasticate, Santa Fe, NM, Studies
08-1951     De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA, Teacher
08-1952     St. Michael’s High School, Santa Fe, NM, Teacher
08-1955     Cathedral High School, Lafayette, LA, Teacher
01-1958     De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lafayette, LA
08-1958     Hanson Memorial High School, Franklin, LA, Teacher
08-1965     St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA, Librarian
08-1971     O’Connell Jr High School, Galveston, TX, Librarian
01-1972     Christian Brothers School, New Orleans, LA, Librarian
09-1972     De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA, Librarian
08-1973     Houston, TX, Leave of absence
08-1975     De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA, Teacher’s Assistant
08-1976     Archbishop Rummel High School, Metairie, LA, Teacher’s Assistant
08-1977     De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA, Teacher
08-1978     Archbishop Rummel High School Community
08-2010     De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lafayette, LA, Retired
08-2011     St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA, Retired