Mrs. Dorothy B. Keister
- September 14, 1918 - April 11, 2011
- Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
of Dorothy 's Passing
- Family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions in Dorothy’s name may be made to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
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Dorothy B. Keister, 92, of Jersey Shore, passed away Monday, April 11, 2011 at the Jersey Shore Hospital.
She was born September 14, 1918 in Bastress, a daughter of John A. and Caroline Z. Stopper Bubb.
Dorothy was the wife of the late Mark T. Keister who passed in 1985.
She was baptized and a lifetime member at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Dorothy and her husband were former owner and operators of the Nippenose Tavern.
She was a member of the Rauchtown Nippenose Valley Lions Club.
Dorothy was a great cook and enjoyed gardening and canning.
She was always a happy easy-going person and loved to hear about her grandchildren and what was going on in their lives.
Surviving are her children, Virginia K. (Dean) Lehman, David J. (Helen) Keister, both of Jersey Shore and Robert M. (Patricia) Keister of Parker, Colorado; 14 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; a sister, Eva Vekassy of West Springfield New Jersey.
She was predeceased by a brother, John Bubb, a sister, MaryAnn Foresman and a grandson David Lehman.
A Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11am Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 5973 Jacks Hollow Road, Williamsport with Fr. Shane Kirby celebrant. A receiving of friends will be from 10 until 11. A private burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery Monday.
Family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions in Dorothy’s name may be made to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Arrangements are being handled by the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Ltd. “A Life Celebration Home” 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore.
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