Ernest D. Kelsey


March 30, 2021

Ernest D.Kelsey, 50, of Taberg, passed away at home on Tuesday March 30, 2021. He was the son of Ernest D. and Carla S. Kelsey Sr.

He was born on December 28, 1970 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Utica. For most of his life he lived in New York but frequently visited Florida and North Carolina. He worked as a mechanic. He had many hobbies such as fishing, snowmobiling and riding a motorcycle. He touched many with his love, generosity and never hesitated to help others.

He is survived by his mother Carla; the love of his life Charmion Anderson, children, Jonathon (Taylor) Kelsey, Adrianna (Andrew) Kelsey, George Anderson, and 2 year old son Niko Kelsey; grandchildren, Jace and Owen Kelsey, Jayden Kelsey, Wyatt Reynolds and Lily Anderson; sister-in-law Christy (Mike) Anderson and father and mother-in-law, George and Julie Anderson.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date due to Covid-19. Funeral services have been entrusted to the Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo St Rome.

In lieu of flowers please consider donations for his baby son Niko Kelsey’s Trust Fund, 424 W. Park St., Rome, NY 13440.

“May you rest in peace, until we meet again”.


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