Coal Township – Melvin E. Kehres, 92, of 851 W Mulberry Street, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 in his home.
Born in Shamokin on May 28, 1928 to the late Raymond and Anna (Geise) Kehres. He graduated in 1946 from Coal Township High School. He served in the Army during the Korean War.
On December 24, 1952 in Shamokin he married Edith Long, who preceded him in death. He worked as a coal miner. Melvin was a member of Trevorton United Methodist Church.
Melvin is survived by three sons, Melvin Kehres Jr and his wife, Brenda of Paxinos, Gregory Kehres and his wife, Tamme of Coal Township, and Terry Kehres and his wife, Nyla of Coal Township; five grandsons, Gregory Kehres, Brandon Kehres and his wife, Nikki, Josh Kehres, Nathan Leighow, and Logan Kehres; a granddaughter, Amanda Krieger and her husband, William; four great-grandsons, Brandt Krieger, Barrett Kehres, Stone Kehres, and Kreed Kehres; long-time companion, Nancy Korenkiewicz, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his wife and parents, Melvin was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Shadle and her husband, Bill.
Melvin E. Kehres, 92, of 851 W Mulberry Street, Coal Township – Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 11:00 am with Pastor Beverly Petrovich, officiating at Trevorton United Methodist Church, 310 S 6th St, Trevorton, PA 17881. Viewing will be held in the church prior to the service from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Burial will be held in Northumberland Memorial Park, Sunbury, following the service. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions to Trevorton United Methodist Church, 310 S. 6th Street, Trevorton, PA, 17881. To send condolences to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com
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