Francis W. “Mutt” Kellner, 84, of Coudersport, PA died Thursday, July 1, 2010 at his home following a lengthy illness.
Born on June 29, 1926 in Coudersport he was the son of Edward H. and Florence L. Stebbins Kellner. On January 22, 1954 in Little Marsh, PA he married Delores “Dede” Day who survives.
Mr. Kellner was a veteran of World War II having served with the U. S. Army. Following the war, he served with the U. S. Constabulary. He had been employed with the Damascus Tanning Co., Dunlap Tire in Lackawanna, NY and the Consolidated Water Co. in Coudersport. He retired from employment with the Coudersport Borough in 1988. He was a member of Park United Methodist Church and a life member of American Legion Potter Post 192. He enjoyed hunting and was an avid gardener.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters, Kathy (Paul) Dingman, of Coudersport, Cindy (Ken) McCoy of Ulysses, PA, Teri (Tony) Wool of Jersey Shore, PA, nine grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, three sisters, Alberta Hannahs of Bradford, PA, Florence (Arthur) Froelich of Blasdell, NY, June (Benjamin) Mead of Oklahoma, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter, one great-granddaughter, Tyler Freeman, one sister, Dorothy Black, and three brothers, Edward H. Kellner, Jr., Frederick Kellner, and Robert Kellner.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service to be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, July 4, 2010 at the American Legion Potter Post 192 in Coudersport. The Reverend Randy Headley will officiate. Military rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Potter Post 192, 2 Buffalo Street, Coudersport, PA 16915, or to Potter County Hospice, 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Fickinger Funeral Home of Coudersport.
Friday, July 2, 2010
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