Sunday, April 14, 2024

Lisa Marie Kelleher, 67, of Newport News

Lisa Marie Kelleher (Whiting’s Funeral Home)

Dr. Lisa Marie Kelleher was born in Salem, Massachusetts on February 20, 1956. She departed this world on February 8, 2024, after dealing with Myasthenia Gravis.

Lisa cherished her daughter, Emily Kelleher-Carter; grandson, Gabriel Donavon; niece, Lisa Marie Holmes-Brady; and her beloved Baha’i community.

Lisa’s work, done in the spirit of service and for the betterment of the world, was considered worship. She valued education and continually grew in skills and knowledge. She earned her Nursing degree, A Bachelor of Science in Community and Social Justice, a Master’s of Science in Human Services, and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice with specialization as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse practitioner.

She faced and overcame many challenges in her life but was known for her sense of humor and dry wit. She enjoyed music, playing piano, and creating stained glass art.

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