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Denise M. Kelley

July 25, 1957 — May 7, 2024

New Paris, OH

Denise M. Kelley, age 66, of New Paris, OH passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 with her daughter by her side.  She was born July 25, 1957 in Bellbrook, OH to the late J.R. and Shirley Kelley.  Denise was a wonderful mom, grandma & friend to many; loved all animals; and enjoyed going to her grandchildren’s sporting events. Denise lived an amazing life.  She worked her entire career for the family business, KK Motorcycle Supply in Dayton, OH.  She retired early to become the best full-time grandma. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother Terry Kelley.  She is survived by her daughter Kelley (Josh) Marker of New Paris; grandchildren Kinley Marker and Westin Marker both of New Paris; brothers Pat Kelley of Centerville, OH and Ed Deitz of Springfield, OH; stepmother Bernie Kelley of California; several nephews; and best friends Jerry Henderson and Cindy Sagrave.  A celebration of Life will be held on Friday, May 31, 2024 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 226 W. Main Street, Eaton, OH.  Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Dayton or Humane Society of Preble County. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting


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