May 21, 1944 - March 20, 2021
SHREWSBURY - Kathleen Young Carelli, 76, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021, in UMASS Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Worcester, a daughter of the late Elwyn "Carl" V. and Nora C. (Haffty) Young, and graduated in 1981 from Assumption College. Kay was assistant administrator for the continuing education business program for a number of years at Assumption College and Emmanuel College. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, murder mysteries, classic sitcoms, and loved to travel when she was able. However, the light of her life always was her family, most especially her grandchildren. She leaves her four sons: Francis V. Carelli of Worcester, Steven A. Carelli and his wife Gwen E. of Littleton, Michael C. Carelli of Worcester, and Jeffrey P. Carelli and his wife Soriya O. of San Diego, CA; a daughter, Christine C. Dinsdale and her husband Paul A. of Rutland; eight grandchildren: Alexander D., Catherine N., and Rachael E. Dinsdale; Zachary A. and Amelia M. Carelli; and Aaron F. Carelli and Malaya J. Delfin; and Daniel J. Schurman of Davenport, Florida; a sister, Carolyn Y. Haddad of Worcester; a brother, Norman G. Young and his wife Darleen of Cumberland RI; a sister, Patricia A. Young of Milford, MA; a sister, Tenley C. Young of North Shore, MA; and a brother, Steven G. Young of Westport MA; along with many nieces and nephews. Kathleen was predeceased by her two grandchildren, Daniel S. and Nicholas M. Dinsdale. She was also predeceased by her former husband, Francis J. Carelli of Worcester and her partner James L. McCoy of Arlington, MA. The family wishes to thank the management and staff at Benchmark Senior Living at Shrewsbury Crossings for the compassionate care provided to Kathleen. Funeral and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Philip G. Haddad, Jr., Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main Street, Holden. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit the "Tribute Wall" on this page.
SHREWSBURY - Kathleen Young Carelli, 76, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021, in UMASS Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Worcester, a daughter of the late Elwyn "Carl" V. and Nora C. (Haffty) Young, and... View Obituary & Service Information
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