Blooming Grove police officer laid to rest

Hundreds of people in Goshen paid tribute Monday to a police sergeant who succumbed to cancer. Police officers from all over the Hudson Valley led a somber procession outside St. John the Evangelist

News 12 Staff

May 28, 2014, 6:54 PM

Updated 3,643 days ago

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Blooming Grove police officer laid to rest
Hundreds of people in Goshen paid tribute Monday to a police sergeant who succumbed to cancer.
Police officers from all over the Hudson Valley led a somber procession outside St. John the Evangelist Church in a final salute to Blooming Grove Police Sgt. Matt Kelly.
Kelly, 35, started with the Blooming Grove Police Department in 2001. Inside the church, he was remembered as a caring, humble man who became a police officer in order to make a difference.
His mission was cut short when he succumbed to a two-year battle with cancer. Kelly leaves behind his wife Danielle and two young girls.


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