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Beverly Pusey Keskemety (Kelly)  

Beverly Pusey Keskemety (Kelly)

December 4, 1934-September 8, 2017

Beverly Pusey Keskemety (Kelly), affectionately known as Bev, age 82, of Bear, DE passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017.

A lifelong Delawarean, Bev was born in Wilmington on December 4, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Dewey Burton and Martha Ruth (Baker) Pusey. Bev was a 1952 graduate of Wilmington High School. In her early years, she worked as a telephone operator at Bell Telephone before settling down to raise her family.

Active in her community, Bev was an active member of Brandywine Forest #20 Cedarettes and attended Bible Fellowship Church of Newark for many years. She enjoyed many activities throughout her life and especially enjoyed spending time with her family at Possum Point.

In addition to her parents, Beverly is preceded in death by her brothers, Mark and Charles Pusey. She is survived by her loving husband of more than 60 years, Charles G. Keskemety (Kelly); children, Linda Knarr (James) and Brian Keskemety; grandchildren, Shannon (Dave), Diane, Jessica, Jenna, and Jason (Kat); and 1 great granddaughter, Lacey. Beverly was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend to many.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. A second visitation will be held at 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Friday morning, September 15, 2017 at the funeral home, where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE 19801.

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  1. Guy B Pusey, September 9, 2017

    My Aunt Bev is missed already..

  2. Polly (Jaroszewski) Funk, September 10, 2017

    Dearest Uncle Kelly and Family,

    I am so sorry. Aunt Bev and her wonderful laughter will be missed.

    Love to you all,

  3. Dolly, September 10, 2017

    How sweet and precious is our Beverly and what joy to call her “sister in Christ”. Though great heartache is now here on earth without her, wonderful rejoicing is in heaven as she is embraced in the blessed and loving arms of our Jesus. My heartfelt compassion and loving prayers for you, Kelly, and your family!

    Love, Dolly

  4. Beryl Hamilton, September 11, 2017


    Our sincerest sympathy on the loss of your wife, Bev. We are with you in your sorrow and pray your sweet memories of your life together will ease the pain. We always thought highly of Bev – a really genuinely kind person. May you and your family find peace in the coming days.

    Ken & Beryl Hamilton

  5. Johanna keresztes, September 11, 2017

    I was sorry to read about your very dear grandmother’s recent passing. You mentioned her to me when
    We met at Christiana ER. In June … and also your upcoming trip to Hungary.
    My grandmother was also very special to me, I can imagine your feelings of sorrow.
    I am sending you thoughts of happy memories of your grandmother and my prayers for peace,


    Johanna keresztes

  6. Jim & Phyllis Wright !!, September 11, 2017

    Dear Kelly and family , Our thoughts and prayers are with you all ! May your happy memories help you through this very sad time ! Bev will be missed by everyone !

    Love ,

    Jim & Phyllis Wright !

  7. Rachel Pusey, September 11, 2017

    So sorry to hear of Bevy passing, Over the years shared many fond memories at Possum Point So sorry will not be able to attend the service since I do not drive out of town any more, If you are ever down in Millsboro let n
    me know would love to see

    • Rachel Pusey, September 11, 2017

      you, Love to you and the family may you find peace in your memories, Much love Rachel

  8. Ginni Outlaw Buongiovanni, September 12, 2017

    My prayers and love are with you and uour family. Remebering the beautiful smiles and loving, kind spirit.. always.
    Ginni B.

  9. Brenda Melancon Allen, September 13, 2017

    Kelly and family,
    So sorry for the loss of Beverly. Such a beautiful lady. A real lady. Always had a kind word and a warm smile . Thinking of you both and all the great times with my family. Love being sent to you from your “Louisiana ” family
    Brenda Melancon Allen , Marvin and Faith

  10. Holly, September 16, 2017

    Kelly, I am so sorry to read that Bev has passed away. I just now read this online. My condolences to you and your family. Such wonderful lifelong memories at Possum Point. Holly


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