Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Age 96 of Drums, PA , formerly of Edgewood. Beloved wife of 71 years of Raymond Dean McKelvey; loving mother of Linda Kraynack and her husband Barry of Drums, PA, Raymond McKelvey and his wife Marion of Forest Hills, and Glenn McKelvey and his wife Holly of Swissvale; cherished grandmother of eight and also eight great-grandchildren. She is survived by two sisters, Frances Rodgers and Rita Koehler and preceeded in death by siblings, Bernice Baker, William Kettering and James Kettering. Rose retired from The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf after 17 years of service. Mass of Christian Burial in the Madonna del Castello Roman Catholic Church in Swissvale on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. There will be a one hour visitation at the church prior to the Mass. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Providence Place and Maylath Hospice services for their loving care and support. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to The Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Arrangements by the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME.