Nettie W. Sellick Reynar, 98, of Carbondale, died peacefully Saturday, October 5th at Allied Services Skilled Nursing, Scranton.
Born in Annapolis, MD, daughter of the late Rudolf and Louise Gude Affeldt, she was a member of St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, Archbald. She graduated from Ellicott City High School, Ellicott City, MD. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a sales clerk at the former J. J. Newberry’s Store, Carbondale.
Nettie traveled extensively throughout the United States as well as countries including England, Germany, and Egypt. She also devoted countless hours of volunteer work to her church and her community.
In 1947, Nettie married Carlton N. Sellick, with whom she shared life for 40 years until his passing in 1987. John H. Reynar and Nettie were wed in 1991 and were together until his passing in 1993.
Surviving are a sister: Lily Sanner, Catonsville, MD; a brother: Albert Affeldt, Woodstock, MD; a step son: Jeffrey Reynar, New York, NY; and several nieces and a nephew.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings: Rudolf Affeldt, Jr.; Henry Affeldt; Frieda Faul; Irene Robison; Daisy Hiltner; and Louise Affeldt.
The funeral will be Saturday, October 12th in the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Avenue, Carbondale with services at 1 pm. Interment will follow at Valley View Memorial Park, Montdale. Friends may call Saturday from Noon to 1 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at stjude.org.
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