Westborough – Kaye Irene (Cochrane) Kelley, 82, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Thomas J. Kelley, Jr.
Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Wilfred and C. Irene (Cote) Cochrane. She was educated in Westborough schools and was a graduate of Westborough High School. Following graduation she worked as a lab technician in Boston. She then worked for a short time as a technician for Dr. Gerald Griffin in Westborough until his death. She then went on to work in the plant accounting department at New England Electric for 25 years.
Kaye was a communicant St. Luke the Evangelist Church and was a charter member of The Westborough Community Chorus. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. She spent much time working in her yard planting and watching her gardens grow. She also loved her many dogs that came along in her life.
She will surely be missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband she is survived by three sisters, Verna J. DeWolfe of Ft. Worth, TX, Leone M. DiProfio of Northborough, and Heidi Cochrane Rook of Shrewsbury; one brother, Wilfred J. Cochrane Jr., of Florida; nieces and nephews, Lynn LeClaire, Lori St. Laurent, Dennis, Brian, Bruce, Scott and Robert; and grandnieces, Shauna Sweeney, Jessica Mancuso, Jennifer Mancuso, and grandnephews, Ryan Sweeney and Daniel Mancuso.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Dec. 6, at 10:30 a.m.,. in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke's Cemetery. Calling hours at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Westborough Community Chorus Scholarship Fund, PO Box 702, Westborough, MA 01581 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.