Marcelle Kellermann, a Parisian, interrupted her studies at the university in ClermontFerrand in France's Auvergne and joined the Resistance in 1942. After the war, she married a research physicist E W Kellermann in Manchester with whom she had three children. She completed her studies in England and eventually became a Senior Education Adviser in Yorkshire. She developed new ways of teaching foreign languages and published two books on the subject.
She has a commemoration medal for her Resistance work and was made a Chevalier Des Palmes Academiques for her language work by the French government.