Sandra Kelly Kren, 77

Sandra Kelly Kren, 77, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Dec. 27, 1941, to the late Jack and Alma Kelly.

Kren made her career as a physical therapist, working in many venues throughout her lifetime. In her spare time, she loved reading and traveling, attending book club, and making treasured memories with her friends. She was a member of the American Association of University Women, Christian Mothers and the Society of St. Vincent DePaul.

In addition to her parents, Kren was preceded in death by her son Timothy Gerard Kren. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Fred Kren of Dagsboro; three children, Jacqueline Schieferdecker and her husband, Kavin, John F. Kren Jr., and Mark Kren and his wife, Carrie; and six grandchildren, Max, Jack, Nicholas, Alyson, Timmy and Liam.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Clarksville Chapel, 34874 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View, Del.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at 11 a.m., with visitation at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (Route 17) 35318 Church Road, Frankford, Del. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963. Condolences may be sent online at