Susan Elizabeth Kellaher


KELLAHER, Susan Elizabeth, age 65, of Glen Rock, NJ and formerly of Alexandria, VA and Jackson Heights, NY passed away peacefully in Ridgewood, NJ on Saturday, March 27, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was a parishioner of St. Catharine R.C Church in Glen Rockand the Church of the Assumption in Emerson. 


Beloved daughter of the late Edward and Eleanore (Pixley) Kellaher. Loving sister of Ken Kellaher and wife Debra, Don Kellaher and wife Antoinette, and Mary Kellaher Gengler and husband Tom Gengler. She is predeceased by her niece, Jackie, and survived by 43 nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 


Susan was immensely proud of her work and enjoyed all of the friendships and social events. Susan’s greatest joy came from spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She loved family parties of all kinds, especially the weddings and meeting newborn family members. 


Sue had the ability to not only find happiness and joy in her daily activities, but to also share it with everyone she met.  Whether you were part of her family or just met her for 5 minutes at a soccer game, her passion and enthusiasm for life will have left an everlasting impact.


The family will receive relatives and friends Monday, March 29, 2021, 7-9pm and Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 10am at St. Catherine R.C. Church, 905 South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ. Please join the celebration of Susan’s life virtually at Interment will follow 12:15 PM at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Jackson Heights, NY to attend virtually please visit the following link  

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Dear Ken, Mary and Family, Susan was such a beautiful part of our Guttenberg Group Home and your extended family brought such joy and love to all of our holiday celebrations. We extend our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your dear sister. Sending Love, Mary Eckert, Betty McVeety, Marty O'Shea (siblings of Maggie O'Shea)
Mary Eckert and Family
We loved seeing Susan at church. She always had a big smile for us. She often gave a big high five to Michael. God bless the Kellaher family for taking such great care of her. May she rest in the eternal peace of God.
Cheryl, John, Amanda & Michael Sarno
I was so sorry to hear of Susan's passing. She and my brother Billy (Henry) shared a sweet friendship during their time in Jackson Heights. My condolences to all the Kellaher family, I will be keeping you in my thoughts during this week. Mary Anne McCulloch
Mary Anne McCulloch
Our deepest sympathy. Susan loved and was loved by so many friends and family. She will be missed, as well as her family who were regular visitors of the Guttenberg group home. Love, Peace and Prayers.❤️
Eileen Andriano and family
I am so sorry to hear of Susan's passing, from this imperfect world to joyful, new life with Christ. But, I am so thankful that Susan and my sister Karen were friends and had many years sharing wonderful traveling adventures and trying out new restaurants. May God's peace be with you all.
Diane Borst
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