|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:33 am Post subject: Kelling, Jeffery A. 1956-2013
|Obit: The Evening Tribune, Hornell, NY; Feb 19, 2013 @ 11:17 AM
Hornell, N.Y. — Jeffery A. Kelling, 56, of 92 Bennett St., passed away unexpectedly Sunday (Feb. 17, 2013).
Born in Michigan, May 16, 1956, the son of Norman and Eleanor Kelling.
He had resided in Hornell since 1988. He was employed as an overnight maintenance man at Friendly’s Restaurant in Hornell.
Jeff enjoyed bowling, golf, poker, and especially enjoyed spending time with his children, and snowball fights in the winter. He was a member of the Free Methodist Church of Hornell.
He was predeceased by his parents; and one brother, Dennis Kelling.
He is survived by his wife, Dawn Drake-Kelling of Hornell; three daughters, Roberta (James) Nunn of Almond, Shannon (Adam) Simms of Avoca and Danielle (Nicholas) O’Brochta of Hornell; three sons, Gary (Heather) Nunn of Hornell, Kyle (Sarah) Nunn of Corning and James Kelling of Hornell; three brothers, Ronald (Pauline) Kelling of Rhode Island, Terry (Linnie) Kelling and Michael (Pam) Kelling, both of Michigan; 14 grandchildren, Kuryn, Hannah and Autumn Newark, Aiden and Ava Nunn, Marissa and Spencer Collalto, Cameron and Bryce Giglio, Dawson and Rihanna Charles, Josiah and Kylie O’Brien and Donavin O’Brochta; his mother-in-law, Roberta Drake of Hornell; and several nieces and nephews.
To send a remembrance to the family or to light a candle in Jeff’s memory, please visit www.brownandpowerwfuneralhomes.com.
The family is being assisted by Gerald R. Brown, director.
The family will be present to receive friends at the Bender - Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-7 p.m., at which time funeral services will be held, with Rev. Alan Bliss officiating.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond.