Keith Kelley

Obituary of Keith A. Kelley

Port Allegany - Keith A. Kelley, 68, of Coudersport, formerly of Port Allegany, passed away unexpectedly Sunday (October 13, 2019) in Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, NY.


He was born Sept. 5, 1951 in Sedalia, a son of Clark A. and Joyce Babola Kelley.  On Feb. 14, 2001, in Sedalia, MO, he married Deborah L. (Glogouski) Taylor, who survives.


Keith graduated from Port Allegany High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He was employed by Pittsburgh Corning Corp for 40 years retiring as Port Allegany Plant Manager in 2013.

Keith was a member of the Emporium Country Club, Loyal Order of Moose # 460 of Port Allegany, Sons of the American Legion of Coudersport, and the Woodland Hunting Group.

In his retirement Keith enjoyed fly fishing, pheasant hunting with his companion Bailey, riding snowmobiles and four wheelers, and playing golf and enjoying the 19th hole with his close friends.


Surviving in addition to his wife and mother Joyce are:

Two sons; Brian Kelley of Port Allegany and Jason (Stephanie) Kelley of Eden NY

One daughter; Amanda (Kyle) Hawver of Blandon, PA

Four grandchildren;  Isla and Bryce Kelley and Zoe and Olivia Hawver.

One sister Holly (Herb) Stortz of Wilson NY.

Two nephews; Alex and Ben Stortz

Keith will also be lovingly remembered  by three step children and their spouses and five step grandchildren


He was preceded in death by his father


At Keith’s request, there will be no visitation or services.


Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc. , Port Allegany.


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