Marquette University mourns the loss of Rev. William J. Kelly, S.J., who passed away on Thursday, April 16, at the age of 96.
Father Kelly began working at Marquette in 1961. He taught in the theology department for nearly 40 years and served as the chair. Father Kelly was the team chaplain for the men’s basketball program for 31 years.
Father Kelly’s funeral and celebration of life will be held at a later date. Please keep Father Kelly, the Jesuit Community and his family in your prayers.
Watch the video tribute made for Father Kelly in 2011; view pictures that commemorate his time at Marquette below.