Kendall P. Kellaway Sr., of Norwell, passed away at home surrounded by his family after a long illness on March 1, 2021 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of 60 years of Sharon M. (Slinger) Kellaway. Loving father of Kendall P. Kellaway Jr. and his wife Susan of Norwell, Jeannine G. Sigwart and her husband Mark of Norwell and the late. Roxanne (Kellaway) Murray. Loving grandfather of Kendall P. III, Katie and Kristopher Kellaway, David and Kelsey Murray, and Mark and Conrad Sigwart. Brother of Richard Kellaway of Dorchester, John Kellaway of N.H., Joanne Kellaway of Middleboro, Susan Creeden of Wareham, and the late Patricia Hess.
He was the son of the late Arthur K. and Bertha (Sturtevant) Kellaway and step son of the late Lorraine (Lowell) Kellaway.
Ken was born in Newton, and graduated Rockland High School Class of 1953 were he enjoyed playing baseball. He was Past Master of John Cutler Lodge in 1967 were he was their youngest Past Master at the time. He was a member of the lodge for 63 years.
Ken also served in the Army National Guard for 8 years and was proud of his service to the Country.
Ken had a successful career in the Public Warehousing Business, originally in South Boston, MA with his father Arthur. He then went on to be President of Kellaway Warehouse Corporation which he started in 1972 and eventually became Co-Founder of Kellaway Intermodal and Distribution Systems Inc. which ultimately became Road One Corporation.
He was also one of the Original Founders of The South Shore Hospital Charitable Foundation. Ken thoroughly enjoyed spending time at his home in Sarasota Florida through the years.
Ken enjoyed Cars, Boating, Golf and most of all, entertaining friends and family with his piano playing.
His family, Grandchildren and close friends were the things Ken cherished the greatest.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to South Shore Health Foundation, 55 Fogg Road, South Weymouth, MA 02190-2455, or online at www.SouthShoreHealth.org/Evergreen
**Please reference the Behavioral Health & Substance Use Disorder program with your contribution.**
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, March 5, 2021 in McNamara Sparrell Funeral Home, 30 Central St., (off Rt. 123, near state police barracks), Norwell Center from 4-7 pm. Please RSVP to the visiting hours below. Covid regulations enforced- Masks, social distancing, etc. Capacity is limited and attendance is checked. Please click on the RSVP tab at the bottom of the page to register. Email submissions to RSVP are not accepted as it does not provide sufficient information for contact tracing. Thank you for understanding.
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