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Kathleen Kelser

January 28, 1930 December 11, 2021
Kathleen Kelser
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Kathleen Kelser, 91, of Locust Gap, passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 at the Mount Carmel Nursing Rehab Center.

Born Jan. 28, 1930, in Locust Gap, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Mary (Cain) O’Neill.

She was a 1948 graduate of Catholic High School in Mt. Carmel.

She was married on Nov. 24, 1955 in St. Joseph’s church in Locust Gap to Leo Kelser who preceded her in death.

She was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 27 years, retiring in 1995 as Postmaster for Marion Heights. She was a devout member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel church.

Surviving are her three children, Leo Kelser (Susan) of Summit, NJ; Joan Handerhan of Enola, PA; and Patricia Kiefaber (George) of Coal Township. Her grandchildren include Matthew (Chun), Jared (Lisa), Alex, Ben, Christopher (Astrid), Andrew, Ryan, and Kayla. Also newly born great granddaughter Annie. Her step-grandchildren include Lindsay, Josh, Tim, Stephanie and Taylor. She is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her daughter Mary Pahl (Jeff who survives), her sisters, Sister Mary Germanus, IHM; Elizabeth “Betty” O’Neill; Stella Hollis; Agnes “Theresa” Bucanelli; Anne “Nancy” O’Neill; and Patricia “Ellen” Wydra. Also, her brothers, Robert “Emmett” O’Neill; Hugh O’Neill; and John “Jack” O’Neill. She had two additional siblings that passed away in childhood James and Joseph. In addition, she was preceded in death by several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law and two nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Saturday December 18, 2021 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church with the Rev. Francis J. Karwacki, Pastor as celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s cemetery Locust Gap. A viewing will be held Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home 40 South Market Street Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor. The family encourages mask wearing for the viewing and funeral. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy can be made to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish 47 South Market St. Mt. Carmel, Pa. 17851. To leave a condolence to the family please visit www.stutzfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Saturday

18

Dec

9:00 AM 12/18/2021 9:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 12/18/2021 10:45:00 AM
Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home

40 South Market St.
Mount Carmel, PA 17851

Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home
40 South Market St. Mount Carmel 17851 PA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

18

Dec

9:00 AM 12/18/2021 9:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 12/18/2021 10:45:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church

47 South Market Street
Mount Carmel, PA 17851

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
47 South Market Street Mount Carmel 17851 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph's Cemetery, Locust Gap, PA Final Resting Place

108 Church Street
Locust Gap, PA 17840

108 Church Street Locust Gap 17840 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church

47 South Market Street
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
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