Fundraiser for BPD's Kenneth Kelly's Family at Irish Social Club on Saturday

Kenneth Kelly, a father of three, a 14-year veteran of the Boston Police Department, passed away on March 2. Led by the Brookline Lodge of Elks No. 886, his friends are organizing a fundraiser on Saturday.


A fundraiser for a family of a 14-year Boston Police Department veteran, who passed away unexpectedly, will take place on Saturday night at the Irish Social Club in West Roxbury.

Kenneth Kelly, passed away on March 2, at the age of 46, leaving behind his wife, Jane, and their three children.

"Kenneth worked in The City of Boston as a Police Officer for 14 year [sic] and could usually be seen patrolling West Roxbury in the Prisoner Wagon. Kenneth was a married father of three children," wrote David Kear, Elks 886 Chapter Adjudant. "Not only did this tragic loss leave his family without a husband and father but with an uncertain financial future. Along with his family and friends we, The Brookline Lodge of Elks 886 are organizing a fundraiser to help Kenneth's family."

Members of the Boston and Brookline Police departments, Brookline Lodge of Elks No. 886, and his friends are holding "A Time for a Friend" Fundraiser from 7 p.m. to midnight to raise money for Kelly's family. Tickets are $20 and include dancing with a DJ, buffet, raffles (win an iPad 4!), a silent auction, performances by The Fenian Sons, and the Harney Academy of Irish Dance.

The Brookline Lodge of Elks 886 is a non-profit, 503(b) fraternal organization Tax ID# 23-7131557. Donors may make tax-deductible contributions as provided by the U.S. Tax Code (a receipt will be provided). Donation can also be sent to: Kenneth Kelly c/o Brookline Lodge of Elks 40 Kent St. Brookline, MA 02446.

For tickets please contact the following police and civilians:

A1 Patrick Cadogen (617) 828-9077                                                 

A7 Kevin Egan (857) 205-7241

B2 Matt Shea (617) 694-6564                                                           

B3 John Ricard (617) 839-6159

C6 Liz Philbin (617) 869-8173                                                          

C11 Stephen Morash (617) 407-7534

D4 Mark Walsh (617) 201-8557                                                       

D14 Joe Coppinger (617) 416-2381

E5 Michael Duggan (617) 327-6178                                                  

E13 Chris Morgan (617) 839-1694

E18 Stacey Boyle (617) 755-7213                                                    

MOP Leo Manning (617) 648-6374

Harbor Unit Tim Evans (617) 343-4721                                           

HQ Sarah Stack (617) 201-8573

Mark McKeown (617) 438-2964                                                      

Lance Norwood (617) 347-7273

Chris Keaney (617) 828-9162                                                           

Karen Keaney (617) 838-1961

Brookline PD Captain Murphy (617) 720-2241                              

Doug Rodman (617) 504-8737


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