TYRONE; JERSEY SHORE - Mary Jane (Jewell) Keller, died peacefully Friday, October 11, 2019 at Epworth Manor, Tyrone, PA. She was born in North Bend on January 25, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Wells H. and Ida (Laffin) Jewell.
She was a 1942 graduate of Jersey Shore High School. On May 29, 1946, she married Robert M. Keller and they shared 35 years before his death in 1981.
Mary Jane was a wonderful seamstress and an avid bowler.
Mary Jane is survived by three sons; Robert “Steve” (Sandy), Neil “Fred” (Christina) of Jersey Shore and Richard of Owego, NY, two daughters; Rebecca (Chris) Ward of Jersey Shore and Janet (David) Grazier of Warriors Mark. She was proud to be the grandmother of nine, great grandmother of 13 and great-great grandmother of three. In addition, she was blessed to have an extended family of wonderful caregivers at Epworth Manor.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by six siblings; Neil Jewell, Sara White, Vera Cramer, Frances Karnish, Edith Devine and Barbara Hall.
A tribute to her life will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 229 South Broad St., Jersey Shore where she was a member for 73 years. The Reverend Dr. Kerry Aucker will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to the church.
Mary Jane was loved and she is missed.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Rearick Carpenter Funeral Home, Jersey Shore.
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