John R. Kelsey, age 72, formerly of South Dayton, NY, died Monday, February 9, 2014 in Buffalo General Hospital.
He was born December 14, 1941 in Westfield, N.Y. to the late Howard Kelsey and Goldie Seeley Kelsey.
John is a graduate of Pine Valley High School and a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.
He is survived by three daughters: Kimberly Albares, Aimee Kelsey, and Goldie Kelsey; two sons: Louis Clark and James Clark; three brothers: Theodore and Kenneth Swartz and Howard Kelsey; and one sister: Hazel Lineman. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, one expected grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.
Beside his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Kelsey. Friends may call Saturday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Larson-Timko Funeral Home, 20 Central Avenue, Fredonia, NY where funeral services will follow immediately at 2 p.m. Military Honors at the funeral home will follow the funeral service. Burial will be in the Villenova Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at larsontimkofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, 679-9000.