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Kelly Coakley
In Memory of
Kelly Ann
1978 - 2022
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Obituary for Kelly Ann Coakley

Kelly Ann  Coakley
Sterling-Kelly Ann Coakley, 43, died unexpectedly on Sunday, April 24, 2022. She is survived by her loving parents, James & Theresa (Berthiaume) Coakley of Sterling; her son, Owen Kachinski of Holden; sister, Tara Judd of Sterling; nephew, Nathan Aquafresca; nieces, Kayla Judd and Amber Judd; aunts, uncles, extended family, many dear friends, and her canine companion Jake. She is pre-deceased by her Nana & Papa, Helen & James P. Coakley, Sr., and her Grammy and Grampy, Josephine & Howard Beressi.
Kelly was raised in Clinton and Sterling and was a graduate of the Wachusett Regional High School, Class of 1997, where she was a member of the varsity cheerleading squad. She pursued her professional career in healthcare and worked for the Clinton Hospital and UMass Medical Center as a registration clerk for many years. Among her many passions, she enjoyed music and singing, art and drawing. While Kelly fought adversity in her adult life, she always thought of others before herself. She loved her son and family with all her heart and was the first to help another in need. Funeral services with burial in St. John’s Cemetery, Lancaster, will be held privately under the direction of the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Kelly Coakley to: Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, Second Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540. Online condolences may be placed at

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