Obituaries

Murray, Kelli

June 25th, 2010

Kelli A. (Agati), Murray, age 40, a long-time resident of Wilmington, died unexpectedly, June 25, 2010, at the Winchester Hospital.

Born on December 31, 1969, in Boston, MA, Kelli was the cherished daughter of Patricia A. (Silva) Agati of Wilmington and David J. Agati of Colorado. Kelli lived in Somerville for a few years before moving with her family to Wilmington at the age of 8. Kelli was educated in the Wilmington School System and was a graduate of Shawsheen Valley Technical High School Class of 1987.

At the time of her death, Kelli was working as a medical coder for MRSI.

Kelli will be fondly remembered for her sweet nature and her devotion to her family and friends. She was always helping others whether it was volunteering at her children’s school and sporting events, teaching CCD at St. Thomas Church, or lending a hand to someone in need, she was always there.

She loved her husband and children with all her heart and was a devoted wife of 15 years and a wonderful mother. Kelli enjoyed watching her children grow and making life special for them. She marveled at their accomplishments, they brought much joy to her life and made many wonderful memories together as a beautiful family.

Kelli enjoyed shopping especially with her mom, she loved running, and baking. Her specialty was her famous chocolate chip cookies.

Kelli was truly loved by all who knew her, she had an endearing personality, and touched so many lives. She will be greatly missed by all.

Kelli is survived by her beloved husband Joseph C. Murray II, she was the devoted and loving mother of Maryssa I., Jamie L., Jenna N., Madisyn P., and Joseph C. Murray III all of Wilmington, cherished granddaughter of Isabel Silva of Wilmington, dear sister of Kim M. Agati, beloved aunt and second mother to Kayla McCluskey both of Wilmington, niece of Janice Silva of Somerville, Janet Silva of Wilmington, cousin of Edward Silva of Wilmington, daughter-in-law of Joseph C. Murray, Sr. of Maine and Carmen Belanger of Tewksbury, sister-in-law of Eric & Denise Murray, Billy & Michele Murray, and Danny & Kara Murray all of Tewksbury, Krysta & Steve O’Neill and Rebekah & Mike Tkachuk all of Wilmington. Kelli is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Family & friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Tuesday, June 29th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours Monday, June 28th from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Kelli’s name may be made to the Kelli Murray Scholarship Fund, c/o Enterprise Bank, 1120 Main St., Tewksbury, MA 01876.

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122 Entries in Guest Book for “Murray, Kelli”

  1. Kerry Roper-Clouten says:

    Joey,
    When Dave told me about your sudden loss, my heart broke for you and your kids. I wanted you to know that the prayers of my family and I are with you and your children.
    Kerry Roper, and Patty Nawn-Welch

  2. Jerry &Dottie Gulezian says:

    Dave and Family
    We’re so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Kelli. She must have been quite lady, we only knew her and Kim as little girls.
    Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you

  3. Denise Porter Noel says:

    Dearest Joe and Family, My deepest sympathy goes out to you all. I am at a loss for words and only know how strong all of your love is for each other. I can not put into words the admiration that is so evident with all of you and towards all of you. Please remember the legacy that Kelli left with you. She is watching and protecting you all. The love and respect she gained through her short time with everyone is undeniably endless. I saw that there were no such people as in-laws in your family…everyone was a brother, sister and friend. My thoughts and prayers go out to all.

    Love, Denise Porter Noel

  4. Robert Sullivan says:

    To the entire Murray / Agati family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts at this sad time. The world has lost a beautiful person.

    May you rest in peace Kelli.

    Bob Sullivan

  5. Patrice (Silva) Drake says:

    to the Agati/Murray Families,
    I’ve known Kelli since 7th grade, she was one of the nicest people I have ever had the pleasure to call my friend. Her amazing smile and presence will be missed. God bless your families during this difficult time.
    Patrice (Silva) Drake

  6. Jackie (Gaspar) Callahan says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Kelli. I lived next door to Kelli when she was a little girl in Somerville. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  7. Deeanne Lockhart/Johnny & Linda says:

    To Kelli’s family-Patricia-We are so sorry for your loss-even though we havent seen you all for quite a while I have great memories of you all. Our prayers our with you and the entire family.

  8. Marissa Bordonaro says:

    Kelli,
    I will never forget you. You always and will forever inspire me to do the best I can in being a person, friend, mother and wife because I always admired in the way you did all of it. I am so greatful that you were in my life and I am so lucky to have lots of unforgetable memories with you and the kiddies. Your the best Kelli and you will forever hold a special place in my heart……I love you and miss you.
    Marissa xoxo

  9. Kathleen Carroll says:

    To the entire Murray / Agati family,
    I all so sorry about your loss. She is going to be truly miss by all..

    Kathleen Carroll

  10. Kris Norton says:

    Joey & family,
    I was shocked to hear of your wife’s passing. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your children. I am so sorry for your loss.

    Kris (O’Connor/Welch) Norton

  11. Lockhart family says:

    To the entire Agati/Silva/Murray family-We are so sorry to hear of your loss-we will keep everyone in our prayers.

  12. Joel Alper says:

    To Pat and the entire Murray / Agati family,

    I was so sorry to hear of your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you every day.

    Joel Alper

  13. Linda Lockhart says:

    Patricia, Isabel and family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Kelli. She was a beautiful woman and there are now words that can express my sympathy. I know we haven’t been in touch for quite a while but it doesn’t change the way I feel about everybody. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Tracy McCue says:

    To the Murray Family,

    I want to send my deepest sympathy to all of you. I am so sorry for the terrible loss of your wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. Kellii was a wonderful person that will never be forgotten. She made such an impression on so many of us. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. If there is ever anything we can do, please call either David or I.

    God Bless!

    Tracy McCue

  15. Kimee Humphrey & Jaylene Ashdown says:

    Dearest Kelli~ Jaylene and I, will both forever hold a special place for you in our hearts. We have always, since we were young girls, looked up to you and Joey and your ENTIRE extended family, as one that loved life, and cherished family. Your class and beauty both inside and out will forever live on through your beautiful children and family. You will be terribly missed by so many…butterfly kisses to you.

    Joey, we are so sorry for the heartache you are going through, and have thought of you endlessly. A strong man and father you are with an even stronger family that will guide and support you through this devasting loss. Prayers and Love for You.

    Kimee and Jaylene

  16. Andrea & Bob Wickwire says:

    To Joe & Family / Kim & The Agati Family,

    We are deeply sorry to read of Kelli’s passing. She was always a kind and friendly neighbor to us over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Sincerely,
    Andrea & Bob Wickwire

  17. John Lockhart says:

    Kelli was one of those special people that come through our lives, and we never forget them. She was always smiling with a good nature. A very loving person. The last time I saw Kelli she was 18 yrs. old and I was so impressed with her I tried to fix her up with my son. She will be truly missed and loved forever. My prayers are for her family. I look forward to seeing her again.

  18. Diane Bosia says:

    Joe, Murrary Children, and family.
    I know you guys from many years ago when I worked at Lowell Five Cent savings in wilmington. Both Agati and Murrary families are wonderful people and my heart goes out to you all. I am so sorry to hear of Kellie’s passing and just saw her recently at Market Basket and we talked for a bit and it was good to catch up with her after all those years. Joe always remember how much Kellie loves you and the kids and keep those memories in your heart and mind everyday. God bless you all. Sincerely, Diane (Ventrillo) Bosia

  19. Krysta O'Neill says:

    I am forever thankful for your smile. That smile that I see in every picture of you and every memory in my mind will be the image that keeps me going. You were my inspiration, friend, sister and mentor. I am forever grateful to my brother for bringing you and your family into our family (even at the age that you started dating :) ). I remember often wondering how you could raise 5 kids as effortlessly as it appeared while I wondered how to raise just one. I love you and your family with all my heart and am grateful for the time we had together with you. Please guide us and help us make sense of this. All my love and heart xoxo

  20. Wendy Tassone says:

    Just thinking about you Kelli and missing you terribly. I am so glad I had the pleasure of having you and your family in my life! You will forever be in my heart Kelli and I will never forget the fun times we shared.

  21. Lyndells Bakery says:

    To the Agati/Silva/Murray Family

    We would like to send our deepest sympathy, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  22. Fay Chronopoulos says:

    To the family of Kelli Murray,
    I only knew Kelli breifly, but my daughter goes to preschool with the twins. The last time I saw her was at my daughter’s birthday party. I remember talking with her many times through out the school year and she was always doing something for her children. She was a very sweet lady.
    I am so sad for your loss. I know she is protecting all of you and our hearts are with you.

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