Sheakleyville 724-253-2384 | Fredonia 724-475-2365

Landscapes 04


Fred D. Kehlbeck

December 25, 1937 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 80)

Fred D. Kehlbeck, Brentwood Drive, Greenville (Pymatuming Twp.) passed away at 5:50 pm on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Sharon Regional Health Systems.  He was 80.


He was born in Woepse, Germany on December 25, 1937 a son of the late Johann and Dora (Schroeder) Kehlbeck.  On February 3, 1962 he married the former Barbara Czwojdak who survives.

Fred and his family owned and operated the former Kehlbeck’s Greenhouse, Mercer.  He was of the Lutheran faith and had served with the U.S. Army Reserves.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by 2 sons’ Henry Kehlbeck and his wife Christy of Myersville, MD. and John Kehlbeck and his wife Paula of Marysville, OH; 3 daughters, Frances Civello and her husband John of Hummelstown, Maria Grimm and her husband Russell of Hillsboro, OH and Joanne Kehlbeck and her husband Joe Suhrada; a brother, Henry Kehlbeck and his wife Sigrid of Mellinghausen, Germany.  7 grandchildren, Chloe Kehlbeck, Alexa Kehlbeck, John Grimm, Carly Civello, Declan Kehlbeck, Matthew Kehlbeck and Kai Civello.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Johann and a sister Aenne.

A celebration of the life of Fred will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 169 Second Street, Fredonia with Rev. Eric Peters, pastor of the Fredonia Presbyterian Church officiating.  Fred will be laid to rest at the Millbank Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from12:00 Noon until 2:00 pm, the hour of the service. Memories and condolences may be shared at

The family has suggested that memorial tributes may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3208 B., Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA. 16105

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
3208 B Wilmington Road, New Castle PA 16105
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

© 2019 Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS