Edwin R. Kelsey III of Branford died Thursday November 29 at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of the late Sue Kelsey. He was the father of Linda Kelsey of East Haven, Donna Patenaude of East Haven, and Ed Kelsey of Branford. He was the brother of William Kelsey of Branford. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister Katharine Kelsey. Ed was born in New Haven on February 1, 1937, a son of Edwin and Katharine Scranton Kelsey. He graduated from Branford High School in 1955 and later served in the U.S. Navy. He owned and operated Kelsey’s Marine Railway in Branford for many years.
Funeral services and burial will be private. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford is in care of arrangements.
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