Marjorie E. Kelley
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Marjorie "Margo" Elizabeth (Sanford) Kelley, 88, died on June 27, 2018. Born in Medford, MA, daughter of Philip Noden Sanford and Mary Elizabeth (Robinson) Sanford. Margo grew up in Medford on the hilltop on Watervale Ave with her three surviving brothers, Phil, Paul and Bobby. She married her high school sweetheart Tom in 1952. After raising their family for many years in Warwick, RI and Lexington, MA, Margo and Tom bought a cottage colony called Bon Air Lodges on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonboro, NH. They ran the business for 32 seasons, from 1968 to 1999. They also operated the real estate brokerage office of Kendall Real Estate in Wolfeboro, NH.
In 2005, Margo and Tom moved into their in-law apartment in the home of daughter Gail and her husband Gene McCarthy in Hooksett, NH. Margo's other children include: Thomas Jr. (Skip), and his wife Kathleen of Manchester NH, Richard and his wife Betty of Fairbanks, AK, and Donald of Concord, NH. Margo had seven grandchildren: Catherine and Conor McCarthy, Sarah, Kevin, Ryder, Cody and Duke Kelley. Margo is also survived by her three brothers: Phil Sanford of Atlanta, GA, Paul Sanford and wife Margie of Salisbury, MA and Bobby Sanford and wife Leona of Ashby, MA.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, July 28th from 10am-12pm at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH.
To read Margo's full obituary, for directions or to leave a condolence message for the family, visit www.phaneuf.net