06 Jun Brother James Kelly dies at 88
Brother James Kelly, longtime educator, principal and president of St. Peter’s, dies at 88
Special from Staten Island Advance / SILive.com
Published on June 5, 2019
By: Carol Ann Benanti
Brother James Kelly, a Christian brother of St. John Baptist de LaSalle, and former principal of St. Peter’s Boys High School, the religious order that has staffed the New Brighton school since it was founded in 1917, died Sunday in De La Salle Hall on the campus of the Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, N.J. He was 88. Kelly was a teacher, principal and president of the school during his 30-year tenure at St. Peter’s.