Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Roger and Ruth Kelly

Roger and Ruth Kelly of Spring Hill celebrated their 70th anniversary on Sept. 16.

The Kellys, who live in the Wellington at Seven Hills, were married in New Boston, Ohio, on Sept. 16, 1946. Mr. Kelly, who attained the rank of 1st sergeant, served in the Army Medical Corps from 1943 to 1946 and was stationed in France, Belgium and Germany. He earned a Bronze Star in the European Theater of Operations. After returning to Ohio, he worked for the U.S. Shoe Corp. in Cincinnati for 30 years, retiring as a cost engineer. Mrs. Kelly was a stay-at-home mother and later worked as a school librarian in Cincinnati. The couple retired to Florida in 1986.

The Kellys have six children — Patrick and Patricia Kelly of San Ramon, Calif.; Steve and Pat Kelly of Spring Hill; Judy and Ted Canfield of Indianapolis; Jim and Nancy Kelly of Mason, Ohio; Dr. Tom and Mary Ann Kelly of Madison, Ala., and Terry and Bruce Wiesner of Mason, Ohio — 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The couple celebrated with a small dinner party with family at the Wellington clubhouse.

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