2013-05-23 / Obituaries

Clara M. Keefer McConnellsburg, 85

Clara M. Keefer, 85, Mc- Connellsburg, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her home.

She was born October 29, 1927, in Hancock, Md., the daughter of the late Howard and Sarah (Paylor) Peck. She was married to the late Thomas “Lee” Keefer.

She was a housewife and homemaker all her life. She enjoyed spending what little free time she had gardening and tending to her flowers.

She is survived by four children: Alice Mellott of Mc- Connellsburg; Mary (wife of Jimmy) Lynch of McConnellsburg; Reed “ Mack” Keefer of McConnellsburg; and Irma (wife of Andy) Rotz of McConnellsburg; one daughter-in-law, Donna Piercell of Greencastle; nine grandchildren; 16 greatgrandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two siblings: John Peck of Needmore and Nancy Peck of Hancock.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Sarah Peck; her husband, Lee Keefer; two sons: Sonny Keefer and Carl Keefer; three brothers: George, Bill and Jobe Peck and one sister, Myrtle.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in Mc- Connellsburg. Interment was at Damascus Cemetery. Rev. Bill Chilcote officiated.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, Pa., handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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