Lorita Marie Kelly was the 3rd of 3 children born to James E Kelly and Amelia Kelly nee Mohrman. Her siblings were Marie and Edward J.
Harry A Coleman and Lorita Marie Kelly were married on 6 January 1940 in Holy Family Catholic Church in Chicago, IL. 8 Children included Harriet Louise, a stillborn baby girl, daughters Rita Marie and Elinor Ann, sons James Joseph, Thomas John and Robert Walter (twins) and Walter Robert.
The family were active members of St Daniel the Prophet parish on the southwest side of Chicago, IL.