Mazie Elizabeth Keefer

Obituary

Mazie Elizabeth Keefer (September 14, 1924 – October 19, 2020)

Mazie Elizabeth Keefer, 96, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020, at the Gettysburg Hospital.

She was born September 14, 1924 in Orrtanna, PA the daughter of the late Cleon A. and Viola M. (Herring) Nary. She was predeceased by her husband, Theodore (Ted) Calvin Keefer who died July 18, 1972.

Mazie was a longtime member of St. James Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, PA. She was employed at Eisenhower Elementary School for a few years, and later worked in the meat department of the A&P Grocery Store in Gettysburg for eighteen years. She enjoyed dancing all of her life and also liked to play cards and dominos.

In addition to her husband, Mazie was also predeceased by a daughter, Georgette I. Keefer who died in 2001; a brother, Gerald T. Nary, a sister, Nadine S. Guise, and Mazie’s companion of twenty-one years, Harry E. Scott. She is survived by a brother, Wayne A. Nary of York, PA, four nieces; Deborah Hoffman and her husband Charlie, Connie Grimm, Patty Dietch and her husband Steve, Shirl Loeffler Christner and her husband Jeff, a nephew, Mike Nary, and a family friend, Carol Proctor and her husband Dennis.

There will be a viewing at Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg on Monday, October 26, 2020 from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM. Funeral services and interment will be private at the Gettysburg National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Downtown Flower Project, c/o The Gettysburg Garden Club, 35 North Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 or a favorite charity. 

This obituary was originally published here.

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