Howard F. Keeley
Mr. Howard F. Keeley, age 78, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at Heartland Hospice House after a long illness.
Howard was born in Newark, DE, son of the late Edward F. Keeley and Lydia Lloyd Keeley. After graduating from Newark High School in 1951, he joined the US Navy. Following his honorable discharge from military service, he was employed at Holloway Brothers Tools in Wilmington as an inside salesman for 38 years.
In his leisure hours, he enjoyed gardening and caring for his home, which he was proud to have helped build.
Howard is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Helen J. Leasure Keeley, and his daughter, Lora Ann Keeley, at home. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Douglas Michael Keeley, in 1977, and daughter, Cynthia Marie Shue, in 2006.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, September 3, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where visitation will begin at 9:30 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ochletree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.
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