Margaret Kellar 1921-2014
HOWLAND – Margaret “Peg” Kellar, 93, of Howland, passed away 1:50 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Hospice House in Poland following a short illness.
Margaret, affectionately known as Peg by her family and friends, was born on New Year’s Day 1921 in Weirton, W.Va., the daughter of the late George and Margaret Soliday Fodor.
A 1941 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, Peg, for many years, was actively involved with the planning committee for her high school reunions and several annual class luncheons.
Peg previously worked for 20 years at Packard Electric. A talented floral designer, Peg also was employed with Kunkel Florist for more than 20 years. She was a member of the Woman of the Moose Lodge 688 and achieved the status of College of Regents.
Peg was Lutheran by faith and attended In Spirit and Truth Fellowship in Greenville, Pa.
Peg was married on June 21, 1994, to Robert “Bob” H. Kellar, and they were married for 11 years until his passing on March 18, 2006.
Peg is survived by her seven stepchildren, Joseph (Kathy) Kellar of Champion, Richard (Rose) Kellar of Cleveland, Tenn., Carolyn Saltzmann, with whom she made her home, Janice Kapas of Niles, Larry (Kathy) Kellar of Leavittsburg, Mike (Sherri) Kellar of Girard and Jeff (Darla) Kellar of Williamsfield; stepdaughter-in-law, Barbara Kellar of Warren; a sister, Mildred Johnson of Orlando; and numerous stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, Bob, Peg was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl A. Montmore; two infant daughters, Sherri Georgann and Germaine Montmore; a stepson, Robert Kellar Jr.; and a stepson-in-law, Kenneth J. Saltzmann.
Calling hours will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home, where a funeral service will take place 11 a.m. Tuesday, with Apostle Floyd Smith of In Spirit and Truth Fellowship as celebrant.
Entombment will follow in Pineview Memorial Park in Warren.
The family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Peg’s name to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514, or to In Spirit and Truth Fellowship, 410 Kinsman Road, Greenville, PA.
Family and friends may visit www.sinchakandsons.com to view this tribute and share condolences to the Kellar Family.
Caring and professional arrangements for the Kellar family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home, 330-392-5691.