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Obituary for Grace Fella (Kelly)

Grace  Fella (Kelly)
Grace K. Fella, 94, of Katy, TX, formerly of Bethlehem, PA, entered eternal life on October 24, 2018, while in the care of The Grace Care Center of Katy. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward S. Fella. They shared 48 years of marriage before his passing on October 8, 2013. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Kline) Kelly. She graduated from Hellertown High School in 1942 and served in the U. S. Army during WWII. Later she became a bookkeeper at Fella Studios, where she met her soon to be husband Edward. After the passing of Edward's brother, Bernie, they purchased the Calvin and Fella Studio in Allentown. She remained working together with her husband until they retired. Grace was a former member of Holy Ghost R. C. Church, Bethlehem.

Survivors: She is survived by her daughter, Edith "Dee" Pankonien (Michael) of Katy, TX; 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren; a stepdaughter, Diane Miller (John) of Moorsville, NC and nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by a son, Terry Robertson in 2010, sisters, Beatrice Dougherty, Marguerite Schrantz, Dorothy Bauder, Betty Dimmich, Katherine Yons, brothers, Francis Kelly and Joseph Kelly.

Services: Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 10-11:00 A.M. followed by a funeral service at 11:00 A.M. all from the JAMES FUNERAL HOME, 527 Center St. Bethlehem. Burial will be in Hellertown Union Cemetery.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, would be appreciated.
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(610) 867-4617 James Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC
527 Center Street
BETHLEHEM, PA 18018
Email: jamesfuneralhome@aol.com
(610) 867-4617 James Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC
527 Center Street
BETHLEHEM, PA 18018
Email: jamesfuneralhome@aol.com
(610) 867-4617 James Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC
527 Center Street
BETHLEHEM, PA 18018
Email: jamesfuneralhome@aol.com
(610) 867-4617 James Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC
527 Center Street
BETHLEHEM, PA 18018
Email: jamesfuneralhome@aol.com