Charlotte E. Keister

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Charlotte E. Keister

August 27, 1929 - October 07, 2018

Charlotte E. Keister, 89, of Freeburg, entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was the wife of the late Merle Charles Keister, who preceded her in death on June 21, 1987. Charlotte was born on Aug. 27, 1929, in Derry Township, Mifflin County, the daughter of the late John J. and Grace S. (Hoffman) Richard.

Charlotte was a 1947 graduate of Middleburg Joint High School.

She retired from the former Acme Food Market and Super Saver in Selingrove. Charlotte also was employed at Beavertown Knitting Mills and Time Market, Mount Pleasant Mills.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Freeburg and was a former member of the Freeburg Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

Charlotte enjoyed playing cards.

She is survived by her five children and their spouses, Daryl and Dianne Keister of Selinsgrove, Debra and Marlin Heintzelman of Middleburg, Gregory Keister of Freeburg, Doug and Jennifer Keister of Jupiter Fla., and Kelly and Lorraine Keister of Middleburg; a daughter-in-law, Carol Keister of Selinsgrove; 11 grandchildren, Stacey, Jeff, Tim, Julie, Chad, Pam, Lauren, Bryan, Jess, Josh, and Jenny; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Margretta Spangler and Nellie Kuhn; a brother, George Richard, and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Charlotte was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Keister; and two brothers, Glen Richard and Joseph Richard.

Friends and family are invited to the viewing on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. at the George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills. Officiating will be Pastor Dan Hicks.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Freeburg.

Memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Charlotte to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, c/o LJ Hoffman, Financial Secretary, PO Box 5, Freeburg, PA 17827.
Published on October 8, 2018
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Sherry Klingler Wolfe
Oct 09, 2018
My sincere sympathy to the Keister family. I was saddened to read this today. So many fond memories. Thoughts and prayers for each of you.
Betty Bingaman
Oct 09, 2018
Charlotte was a great friend and neighbor who taught me many things. She will be missed by myself, my husband and my granddaughter. Charlotte and her family will be in our prayers.
Tamara Weirick
Oct 08, 2018
I used to work with Charlotte at Acme. She was such a pleasure to work with. May GOD wrap you all in his tender loving arms.