Gardiner -- Muriel Kelley-Belgrade of Smyrna, Georgia and formerly of Gardiner and South Gardiner died January 20, 2009 of pneumonia. She was born IN Augusta on November 12, 1926 a daughter of Fred and Beatrice Thibodeau Gaboury. Muriel grew up on a farm in Augusta, ME. She went on to work at Togus Veterans Hospital where she met her husband of 45 years Thomas Kelley. Muriel worked as a supervisor at the statehouse in Augusta till her retirement. After the death of Thomas, Muriel concentrated on gardening and her grandchildren. She married Robert Belgrade in November of 1993 and retired to South Gardiner to tend her show case garden and enjoy the view of the river until June 2007 when she relocated to Delmar Gardens to be closer to her daughter.Muriel is survived by her four children, Thomas Timothy Kelley of Springfield, MA, Michael Dennis Kelley of Beaufort, SC, Patrick Francis Kelley of Gardiner, ME and Shannon Lee Moulton of Mableton, GA., siblings Rita Evers, Lorraine Bumford and Robert Gaboury, grandchildren Meghan Kelley, Brandon Kelley, Kara Kelley, Gareth Moulton, Devon Moulton and Alison Fisher, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.Visiting hours will be held Sunday, Jan. 25th from 4 - 7 pm at Staples Funeral Home 53 Brunswick Ave. Gardiner where a funeral service will be held Monday Jan 26th at 10am. Burial will follow in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Civic Center Drive Augusta beside her husband Tom.