Augustine Regis Kelley, 68, a legislative analyst at the Department of Health and Human Services since 1959, died of a pulmonary embolism Oct. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Mr. Kelley, who lived in Bethesda, was born in Latrobe, Pa. He attended the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., and St. Vincent College in Latrobe. He earned a law degree at Catholic University. He served in the Army in Africa and Europe during World War II.
Mr. Kelley moved to the Washington area in 1955 and joined the legal staff of the United Mine Workers of America. He was on the staff of the House subcommittee on labor standards before going to work for what was then called the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
He was a parishioner of St. Jane de Chantal Catholic Church in Bethesda and a member of the Notre Dame Club of Washington and the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his wife, Therese Roach Kelley, of Bethesda, two daughters, Maura A. and Sheila M., both of Bethesda; five sons, Kevin R., W. Daniel, Timothy P. and Alan B., all of Bethesda, and Brian A., of Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Therese H. Leisy of Bethesda, Marcella Brown of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Kathleen Schellenberg of Jacksonville, Fla., and five brothers, Richard B., of Garrett Park, and James R., Dr. J. Hilary and retired Army Lt. Col. Paul A., all of Greensburg, Pa., and Robert V., of Bluefield, W.Va.