Joanna Sullivan Kelly of Roseland, formerly of Montclair, died peacefully on Thursday, July 28, 2022. She was 87.

Mrs. Kelly was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Mortimer Sullivan of Montclair. She attended Lacordaire Academy and graduated from Bucknell University. She received three master’s degrees and a doctorate in education from Lehigh University.  

She published a children’s book as well as many articles on education. 

Mrs. Kelly enjoyed tennis, skiing and traveling.  Most of all she loved her nieces and nephews and their children.

She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Kelly, and two siblings, Anita Dolan and Mortimer Sullivan.  

A Mass of Christian burial was said at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Aug. 3.

Arrangements were by the Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home.