All of our directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the characteristics that make them outstanding in their field. We are proud to have them on our staff.


John Kelly, Owner/ Director
Email: info@kellyfuneralhome.net

John J. Kelly, “Jack”, graduated from the New England institute in 1960, with a degree in Mortuary Science and immediately went to work with his uncle and brother. At that time, the Kelly family owned three funeral homes, in Lee, Lenox and Pittsfield and Jack worked for all of them. In 1993 Jack bought the business from his uncle and has owned and ran it ever since. He is a member of the Berkshire Hills Council knights of Columbus, and a member of the  4th degree Knights of Columbus, a former member of the Tri-Town Rotary, a Corporator at Lee Bank, a member of Greenock Country Club in Lee, and a member of St. Mary’s Church in Lee. Jack lives in Lee, with his wife of 48 years.

Michael Kelly, Funeral Director
Email: info@kellyfuneralhome.net

Michael J. Kelly, III, is a 4th generation Funeral Director with the family firm. He graduated from Westfield State College with a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice in 1989. He joined his father and uncle in the business in 1990 and went on to earn his Mortuary Science Degree from Hudson Valley Community College, graduating in 1991. Michael currently resides in Lee with his wife and children. Michael gives back to his community by being an active volunteer fireman with the Lee Volunteer Fire Company.

Christopher Sparks, Funeral Director

Michael Hayes, Office Personnel

Michael Hayes is a lifetime resident of Lee and still resides in his family home with his wife. Michael came to us as a part-time employee in high school and assisted with all aspects of the business. Upon retiring from the State in 1990, after 32 years of service, he came to work in the office as a full-time employee and is the friendly voice who answers the phone.