PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Kelsey Rose DeJesus, 29, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Kelsey was born in Pompton Plains, N.J., on April 12, 1990.
Kelsey was amazing at field hockey and enjoyed bowling. “Kelsey had the biggest smile that lit up a room.”
Kelsey is the daughter of Ernest and Patty (King) DeJesus, of Highland Lakes, N.J., and the sister of Gregory DeJesus and his wife, Brook, of Orlando, Fla. Kelsey is survived by her maternal grandparents, Ed and Marie King, and is the niece of Lorraine and Jeff Reilly, Liz and Chris Killoy, Teddy and Nora King, Carla and John DeJesus, Lisa and Jeff Olkee, John and Michele DeJesus, Janice and Richard Sisco and Theresa Sisco, and is survived by her cousins, Jarred and Tiffany Reilly, Ashlee and Ryan McGahn, Andrew and Tory Killoy, Ryan Killoy, Ben Killoy, Kelly King, Finley King, Matt Giodano, Jordan Giodano, and Danielle DeJesus.
Relatives and friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Rt. 94, Vernon, NJ (GPS use 1 Vanderhoof Court). The family will gather at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the funeral home for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial service at St. Jude the Apostle R.C. Church, with a committal service at Glenwood Cemetery, Vernon, N.J.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 510 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 07501 or www.stjude.org. For directions and condolences see www.fergusonfuneralhomesnj.com.