Donald I. Keller, 93, of Senior Commons at Powder Mill, York, PA formerly of Emporium, PA
Donald I. Keller, 93, of Senior Commons at Powder Mill, York, PA formerly of Emporium, PA passed away at Senior Commons at Powder Mill, York, PA on Wednesday night (May 3, 2023). He was born July 23, 1929 in Renovo, PA a son of the late Russell W. and Mable Nesman Keller. On April 22, 1955 in Emporium, PA he married the late Carol Elaine Rigby Keller.
Don served, for two years with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Emporium and the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221, VFW. He worked for Johnson’s Auto Sales as a mechanic and for the Cameron County School District for 26 years in the maintenance department. He was a deer hunter from the age of 9 years old. Knew the local woods and trails like the back of his hand. He enjoyed gardening, spending time with family.
He is survived by a daughter, Kay A. Sullivan, York, PA; son, Donald R. (Karen) Keller, Glen Arm, MD; six grandchildren: Mandy (Priest) Arnold (Sean), York, PA/Progresso Mexico, Sean Ryan (Gina) Sullivan, Dallastown, PA, Jack Keller, Raleigh, NC, Haley (Keller) Cole (William), Elizabethtown, NC, David Keller and Cassandra Keller, Emporium; four great grandchildren: Allison, Colin and Evan Sullivan, Axel Moate.
In addition to his parents and wife Don was preceded in death by a son, David A. Keller and two sisters, Eileen Miller and Patricia McGregor.
Funeral Service will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 306 S. Spruce St, Emporium, PA on Tuesday (May 9, 2023) at 12:00 PM with Rev. Dr. Andrew P. Spore, Pastor, officiating. A Military Service by the Cameron County Memorial Detail will follow the service. The family will receive friends at Church one hour prior to the funeral service.
Burial will be in the Gilmore Cemetery, Austin, PA.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Gilmore Cemetery Association, 72 Innsbruck Dr., Emporium, PA 15834 or to DAV -Disabled American Veterans or The First United Methodist Church, 306 S. Spruce St., Emporium, PA 15834.