Today on her birthdate (April 6, 1935), the Nahant American Legion Post 215 is honored to hoist the US Navy Service Flag in recognition of US Navy Veteran Mary E. "Babe" Driscoll Kelley. While "Babe" passed away in 1987, we recognize and honor her service.
"Babe" lived at 12 Emerald Rd., graduating from Saint Mary's HS, Lynn, class of 1952. She enlisted in the US Navy and served at Pensacola Naval Air Station from 1953 to 1956.
Honorably Discharged and after spending some time in DC, came back home to Nahant. She was married to Francis L. Kelley Jr, on Sept 8th, 1962 and they were married for almost 25 years.
"Babe" passed away August 10, 1987.
Please join us in recognizing and honoring US Navy Veteran Mary E. "Babe" Driscoll Kelley.
***SPECIAL NOTE - The Flag is at Half Mast today per order of the President as a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of the victims of the attack at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. on April 2, 2021