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Wendell Joseph Kellenberger

December 11, 1917 - February 18, 2012
Resided in Clifton, NJ
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Wendell Joseph Kellenberger, 94, passed into eternal life on February 18, 2012.
Born in Clifton, he was a lifelong resident of this city. Prior to World War II, Mr. Kellenberger worked at the Kearny Shipyards. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1945. After serving in the Army, he was employed by Curtiss Wright Co. Mr. Kellenberger began his career with the U.S. Postal Service on September 7, 1954 and spent many years at the Delawanna location. After retiring from the Post Office, he continued to work for Skyline Auto Exchange passed his 90th birthday.
Mr. Kellenberger was a parishioner of St. Paul R.C. Church, Clifton. He was a member of the American Legion Quentin Roosevelt Post #8 of Clifton, the Regina Mundi Council of the Knights of Columbus in Clifton where he has served as past President of the Columbian Association. Mr. Kellenberger was an avid football fan having played semi-professional football in his youth.
He is predeceased by his parents, Wendell and Frances (nee Steinbinder) Kellenberger; a brother, John Kellenberger; and a sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Green.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 72 years, Eleanor Elizabeth (nee Jacobus) Kellenberger; loving daughter, Donna Marie Chipura and her husband, Kenneth; and his sister, Frances Sarracino of Wayne.
Funeral Services are Thursday 10:00 am at St. Paul R.C. Church, cor. Union Ave. and Second St., Clifton. Please meet at church. Interment to follow at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton. Visiting hours are Wednesday 2–4 & 7–9 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Ave., Clifton. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul R.C. Church, 231 Second Street, Clifton, NJ 07011.
Read Wendell Kellenberger's Obituary and Guestbook on www.bizub.com.


Funeral Home
Bizub-Quinlan (VH) Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ US 07013
Bizub-Quinlan (VH) Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ US 07013
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
St. Paul's RC Church
120 Union Avenue
Clifton, NJ US 07011
Thursday, February 23, 2012
10:00 AM
East Ridgelawn Cemetery
255 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ US 07014
Thursday, February 23, 2012
11:30 AM


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