Obituary of The Rev. Ted H.D. Kellis
The Rev. Ted H.D Kellis, 76, of Brunswick, NY, died Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Albany Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. Born in what is now Windenburg, Lithuania, he was the son of the late Martin and Ruth Marie Szaukellis. He was educated in Germany and the U.S., earning a BA in Education and a BA in Theology. He was the husband of the late Deborah Bernice Kellis.
While working in different capacities in his career, he had served as Pastor of Full Gospel Church in Cohoes, and was the President of New Ark International Ministries at the time of his death.
Ted is survived by two sons: Daniel J. (Jade) Kellis of Menands and Jonathan P. (Maureen) Kellis of Cohoes; a daughter: Deborah Ruth Kellis of Troy: four grandsons: Simon J., Lucas J., Benjamin J. and Ethan J. Kellis, all of Cohoes; and three brothers: S. Daniel, Helmut and Charles Szaukellis. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by two sons: David J. and Joel P. Kellis.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 12th, at 2:00 PM at the Hope United Methodist Church of Eagle Mills, 566 Brunswick Rd, Troy, NY 12180, with the Rev. David Martin, Pastor, officiating. There will be a time of refreshments and fellowship immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorial contributions be made to "New Ark International Ministries", c/o P.O. Box 2033, Albany, NY 12220-0033.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Morris - Stebbins - Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick St., Troy, NY 12180. Phone (518)272-5802
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