Martha Jane Kellar Keasey

April 12, 1929 ~ December 29, 2016


Martha Jane Kellar Keasey, 87, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 9:15 am the Butler Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 12, 1929 in Nixon, Pennsylvania to the late Newton D. Kellar and Edna M. Walters Kellar.

Martha was a 1947 graduate of Butler High School. She worked as an Office Clerk at Magnetics and later at Spang and Company. Martha was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Butler Chapter 45. She was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. Martha was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed traveling, cooking and spending time with friends and family.

She is survived by one son, David J. Keasey and his wife Maria Stephenson of Butler, PA; two granddaughters, Jennifer Keasey Young and her husband Adam of Chandler, AZ, Amanda Keasey Johnson and her husband Nathan of Phoenix, AZ; two great grandsons, Broderick Moore and Trent Moore; one brother, Mark Kellar of The Villages, FL; one sister, Eleanor Kennedy of Butler, PA; several nieces and nephews; and her loving companion, Robert H. Heaton and his daughter Leanne of Butler, PA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Melvin Keasey whom she married on June 8, 1949 and who passed away on May 15, 2012; and one daughter, Karen Lynn Keasey.

Friends will be received Sunday, January 1, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA. Funeral services will be held immediately following at 8:00 pm with Reverend Dr. James Swanson, of Covenant Presbyterian Church officiating.

Burial will take place in the Butler County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 East Jefferson Street, Butler, PA 16001.





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