Joann's Story

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Joann Ida (Arcara) Keller, 80, of Lewisburg, entered into rest at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Milton Health and Rehabilitation.
Joann's life began on Jan. 20, 1935, in Buffalo, N.Y., a daughter of the late Joseph and Jennie (Aronica) Arcara.
She married her surviving life partner and constant companion, Kenneth L. Keller on Oct. 20, 1956, residing in Buffalo until a job transfer brought them to the Lewisburg/Milton area in 1982.

Remembering and missing their mom are Joann's two sons, Leonard Keller, of Sunbury, Kenneth Keller, of Mifflinburg, and her daughter, Jennifer Tull and son-in-law Thomas Tull, of Lewisburg. Her five grandsons, Joe and Amy Tull, Jan-Michael Tull and fiancée Jackie Platt, Carlton and Katie Tull, Jacob and Lindsey Tull, and Darren and Erica Tull; and great-grandchildren, Landon, Lilia, and Lydia Tull are remembering the love and fun Nana brought into their lives.
Joann was predeceased by her only sibling, her sister, Carol (Arcara) Lattanzio Weller. She had a special place in her heart for her sister's children, Joseph Lattanzio, Robert Lattanzio, and Adrienne Faron.
She shared her life and love with many others, including bothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews.

Joann crocheted and gave the work of her hands to others, which was very fulfilling to her. Her favorite time of the year was Christmas, the season of giving. Her youthful appearance and loving heart will live on and will always be remembered.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Joann's life at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, with Pastor Larry Siikanen officiating.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the entire staff of Milton Health and Rehab for your gracious and caring hearts over the past two years made our mother's stay joyful and blessed, and a special thank you to Yvonne for her doting and loving heart and the smile that she brought to my mother every day.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joann's memory may be sent to the Hand Up Foundation, 262 Willow St., Milton, PA 17847.

To share in Joann's online memorial, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Published on April 19, 2017
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