Newbury – Peter G. Kelly, of Newbury, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2020 in Danvers, at the The Kaplan Family Hospice House with family by his side.

Peter “Pete” was born in 1943 to Edward and Viola (Jaques) Kelly in Newburyport. After graduating from UNH College of business, he worked as a civilian, at the Portsmouth Navy Ship Yard under the direction of the Ship Yard Commander. In 1971, Peter joined his father in business at Lunt and Kelly’s Hardware on Pleasant Street, now located at its current location on State Street. In 1998, he started Kelly’s Taylor Rental. He was dedicated to the Kelly Family Businesses up until the end days of his life.

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