August 14, 2013

Jane M. Kellar

PLATTSURGH — Jane M. Kellar, 93, of Beekman Street, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2013 at the Meadowbrook Health Care Facility.

She was born in Wilmington, Del. on June 26, 1920, the daughter of Refton R. and Margaret B. (Twaddell) McNutt Sr.

Mrs. Kellar graduated in 1936 from Alexis I. Dupont High School in Del. She then attended Columbia Bible College in Columbia, S.C. and Manatee Community College in Bradenton, Fla. Jane married Melvin Kellar in Wilmington, Del. on Dec. 21, 1942. Mr. Kellar passed away in Jan. of 1998. She was a member of the Gideons Auxiliary and the Bradenton Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Daniel Kellar and his wife Carolyn of Richmond, Va.; one daughter, Jane Wheeler and her husband Stephen of Laval, Quebec, Canada; four granddaughters, Sarah Wheeler, Melanie Kellar, Danielle Cattanach and Brittany Pennise; four nieces and one nephew. She was predeceased by her husband; one brother, Refton R. McNutt Jr. in 1973; one sister, Melva McNutt in 1927; one daughter, Dorothy Ruth Kellar in 1945; one sister-in-law, Brenda Sullivan McNutt in 2013; and two nephews.

A local Memorial Service will take place at a later date and time to be announced.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church in Bradenton, Fla. or Columbia International University in Columbia, S.C.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting

Arrangements are being handled by the R. W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh. (518)563-1760.

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