Kelly S. Morrissey, 56, of Elm Street, Shelburne Falls died unexpectedly Tuesday 1/11/22 at the Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield. She was born in Greenfield on February 16, 1965, the daughter of Richard J. and Carol F. (Finnie) Morrissey. Kelly attended Greenfield Public Schools and graduated cum laude from Wells College in Aurora, NY with a BA in German Language and Literature.
Most recently, Kelly was employed at Andy’s and The Oak Shoppe in Greenfield.
Kelly enjoyed cooking, baking, bird watching, reading, and photography. Kelly was an avid (and competitive) player of Words with Friends and was a huge fan of Jeopardy! She loved to travel and was happiest spending time at the beach, particularly Cape Cod.
Among her survivors, Kelly leaves two brothers, Shawn Morrissey and his wife Kym of Indian Hills, CO, and Kevin Morrissey and his wife Barbara of Leominster, MA; two sisters, Anne Taylor of Nashua, NH, and Beth Morrissey and her partner Alan Rosenberg of Dunstable, MA; two nephews, William Morrissey and his wife Jamie of Leominster, MA, and Christopher Morrissey and his wife Meghan of Leominster, MA; and great nieces Elise and Kendall Morrissey and great nephew Liam Morrissey. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins, as well as many close friends.
Kelly was predeceased by her parents, Richard and Carol.
Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will hold a celebration of Kelly’s life at a future date when family and friends can gather safely.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mass Audubon Society or The Cornell Lab of Ornithology https://give.birds.cornell.edu/page/7789/donate/1?locale=en-US.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kostanski Funeral Home. For condolences, please visit https://www.kostanskifuneralhome.com.
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