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Helen Keslar

April 17, 1935 — November 15, 2018

Helen Leona (Leasure) Keslar, 83 of Scottdale passed away, Thursday, November 15, 2018 at her home.  She was born April 17, 1935 in Scottdale a daughter of the late Ralph and Maude (Miller) Leasure.

Helen was a loving homemaker caring for her family.  She enjoyed baking, quilting and flowers.  She was also an avid reader and enjoyed genealogy research which she did with her husband, Harry.  Helen was a graduate of East Huntingdon High School Class of 1953.

She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Harry T. Keslar who was also her caregiver; her children, Edith Spinneweber (Roger); Cheryl Hiltabidel (Dennis); Elizabeth Espey and Harry T. Keslar, Jr (Holly); five grandchildren, Eric Spinneweber (Linda), Lisa Trayter (Joe); Leslie Kourpas; Sarah Espey and Joseph Espey III; six great grandchildren, Paul, John, Christopher, Ellie, Emma and Eva and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Dorothy Stants, Ruth Leasure, Jesse Hauger, Marjorie Dillon and Mary Florence Miller and two brothers, Ralph and J.R. Leasure.

Family and friends are welcome on Sunday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC. 303 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale where her funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 am with Rev. James Keslar officiating.  Interment will follow in the Keslar Cemetery.  The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Medi Hospice for the care they provided to Helen.  To share an online condolence, please visit www.gjfuneral.com

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, November 18, 2018

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Graft-Jacquillard Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.

303 Pittsburgh St, Scottdale, PA 15683

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Visitation

Sunday, November 18, 2018

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Graft-Jacquillard Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.

303 Pittsburgh St, Scottdale, PA 15683

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 19, 2018

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Graft-Jacquillard Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.

303 Pittsburgh St, Scottdale, PA 15683

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