Kelsey Pokalsky

kelsey pokalsky

April 13, 1991 ~ September 18, 2023

Born in: West Islip, NY
Resided in: Patchogue, NY


Visitation: September 22, 2023 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home of Commack
2115 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725

Mass: September 23, 2023 9:30 am

Christ The King R.C. Church
2 Indian Head Road


Cedar Grove Cemetery
80 Jennings Avenue
Patchogue, NY 11772

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Kelsey Pokalsky 's name.

Marist Brothers Center At Esopus

PO Box 197 1455 Broadway



Memories Timeline


  1. Sending love, thoughts, and prayers to you and your family during this tough time.. Kelsey touched so many lives in the very best way. I’m grateful I got the chance to know her.

  2. candleMy deepest condolences to Steve, Noah, Kelsey’s parents, siblings and friends. I have no words. I was fortunate to meet Kelsey and Steve during their journey to expand their family by way of adoption. I was very saddened to hear of Kelsey’s passing. I am honored to have been there when she and Steve becoming parents.

  3. An unspeakable, heartbreaking loss. Our deepest condolences and prayers to your entire family and all mourning Kelsey’s passing. GOD bless you🙏🏽

  4. Sending love and deepest wishes for peace and strength to all whose lives she has touched. So incredibly sorry for your loss. Her memory will be a blessing.

  5. candleYou are one of the best souls I ever had the privilege to meet . You were an Angel in earth and now your Angel in heaven ❤️God bless you

  6. candleSend our deepest heartfelt condolences to Steve, Noah and Kelsey’s Parents and family. May she rest in eternal peace. ❤️🙏💙

  7. Kelsey, you brought so much light to this world. You saw the goodness of others and encompassed kindness and compassion. I am so honored to have you as a friend. Also, you were a remarkable music therapist and your music was always so beautiful, genuine, and encapsulated your beautiful soul. You will always hold a place in my heart. And, your family, friends, Steve and your son, Noah, will always carry your legacy with them forever.

  8. So many lives were touched and hearts opened by the beauty of Kelsey—in her work as an incredible music therapist, as a loving wife to Steve, and as a devoted mother to Noah. A heartfelt message of love to Peggy and Phil and the entire Alvarez family❤️
    Tricia & Michael

  9. candleThere are no words ,Our love and prayers go out to our loving friends Phil & Peggy and their entire family. Kelseys bright light will continue to shine.

  10. To the Alvarez family.
    Kelsey touched the lives of those she met , and I feel privileged to have had the chance to briefly know her .
    Kelseys memory will live on through the stories and cherished moments you have shared.
    Our deepest condolences
    John and Nina Novenche

  11. candleKelsey and I went to high school together and while we didn’t hang out much outside school, we had a few classes together and did chorus and I have a lot of great memories of her. She was genuinely one of the nicest people I remember from high school. I followed her on Facebook and was so happy to see how her life was turning out. Really shook that she is gone. I hope her family finds peace during this difficult time.

  12. candleI am so deeply sorry for such a tremendous loss. A beautiful life, a beautiful Angel 🙏 May she rest in peace and sending you all lots of love and prayers. 🙏

  13. May the Lord bless and keep Kelsey in his loving arms; let his face shine upon her and give her peace.

    Steve, I pray his favor be upon you, and your family. May his presence go before you, behind you, beside you and within you ~ in your sorrow and in the joy of your memories.

  14. candleWe are so truly sorry for your loss. Kelsey will always be remembered with warmth and kindness and we are sure that she will continue to touch the lives of many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. xoxo

  15. candlePhil, Peggy, Steve, Baby Noah, family and friends, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this unimaginable difficult time💔. Lord, please grant this loving family strength and peace… wrap them in your arms and comfort them. May Kelsey Rest In Eternal Peace…. Amen🙏

  16. candleMy deepest sympathies and prayers are with your family today and always. Throughout my years of serving with Kelsey on Schola and Kolbe Council at St.Anthony’s, I always admired her for her kindness, the way she spoke and the way she made others feel seen. May God continue to watch over your family.

  17. The loss of your precious Kelsey is a loss felt by all who knew her. May the love and memories you shared bring all of you some measure of comfort during this difficult time. I love you

  18. Sending my deepest condolences to the Alvarez & Pokalsky family. Beautiful Kelsey will forever be in our hearts. May she rest in eternal peace.💜🙏💜

  19. I am so very sorry for your loss. This kind of loss is unfathomable and absolutely devastating. My heart is with you as I pray for God’s peace and comfort upon all of you. Kelsey’s spirit will live on as the example of what pure love should be. She was the epitome of how God intended humanity to be. May she rest in the arms of Our Lord and Our Lady.

  20. To my sweet niece Kelsey, I may not have been there enough in your life but when I was I always enjoyed your infectious smile and loving ways. My heart is totally broken 💔 to think your life with Noah and Steve has been cut so short. God is definitely blessed to have gotten such a wonderful ,caring and talented angel 😇 the day he called you home. Rest in peace my sweet Kelsey.

  21. To my sweet niece Kelsey, I may not have been there enough in your life but when I was I always enjoyed your infectious smile and loving ways. My heart is totally broken 💔 to think your life with Noah and Steve has been cut so short. God is definitely blessed to have gotten such a wonderful ,caring and talented angel 😇 the day he called you home. Phil and Peggy, I can’t imagine the void you are experiencing. Rest in peace my sweet Kelsey.

  22. candleSending prayers and the most deepest heart felt condolences to you all. May you all find strength and peace during this difficult time. May her soul rest in eternal peace🙏❤️. All our love Arlyn and Kevin

  23. candleRalph Waldo Emerson wrote, “It is not length of life, but depth of life.” Oh Kelsey, what depth your earthly life surely had. Every living being was surely lit by the radiance of your soul. Your warm, caring, kind soul will continue to light the lives of those you leave behind. The Lord truly blessed me by having you be a part of my life, as has everyone else who has ever crossed your path. Go join the Angels that have gone before, and watch over us all; but especially little Noah.

  24. candleWe are at a loss for words. So very sorry for your lioss. Your Angel is ewith her Uncke Louuie protecting you all
    Love you.All
    Donna & Richuie Gilmarti🙏💔💕🤗

  25. candleA beautiful life…a beautiful new Mom…

    Live forever in everyone’s hearts and souls.

    Love and God’s light to all.

    Just senseless.

  26. I may not know Kelsey, when I read your post on the music academy post my heart just filled with sadness for you and your family. My prayers are with you and your family.

  27. There are no words…our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May Kelsey’s light & love live on in all who knew her. A beautiful soul ❤️

    With love & sympathy,
    Cara, Donnie, Jaiden & Tristan

  28. Phil and Peggy,

    Words cannot express our sorrow for both of you and your family. We are praying for your peace and comfort.

  29. My condolences to Kelsey’s family. For the short time I knew her I knew what a kind hearted bright light she was. I remember when we worked at Flanagan’s (where we met) one night we where so busy and another waitress made Kelsey cry. I took into the bathroom to calm her down. Gone way to soon but a bright light warm kind memory I will never forget. RIP ❤️

  30. I know there are no words to take away the pain of your loss. Losing someone so young is an immense tragedy. Cherish the beautiful memories you shared with her, as they will forever hold a special place in your hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family as they navigate through this heart-wrenching loss.
    Los quiero mucho
    Cynthia & Raydel

  31. candleSincerest condolences on the lost of your family. Kelaey will surely be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of meeting and knowing her. God bless Kelsey into his arms. Prayers to all.

  32. Our deepest condolences to Kelsey’s parents, spouse, siblings and the family. Our prayers to the entire family in this difficult time. May god give peace and strength to the family. Kelsey you will live forever in so many people hearts. May her soul rest in peace.
    Arvindh Senthilvelan,
    Senthilvelan Dhanapalan &
    Meena Kaliaperumal.

  33. So sorry to hear of the loss of one so precious to yourselves and your family. There are no words. May God grant strength and peace.

  34. Sending lots of love and prayers to you all . We remember Kelsey as a bright light with a happy smile . So very sorry for your unexpected and tragic loss .

  35. candleI am so so very sorry for your untimely loss. I lost my Mom suddenly almost 5 years ago. The world would be a better place with Kelsey and my Mom in it ❤️

  36. candleMy deepest condolences to the family. What a beautiful girl taken so soon.. May all your memories take you to a path of peace.

  37. My deepest sympathy and forever love to everyone who loved Kelsey so much. She is one of Gods forever angels. 💕🙏

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