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Merwyn A. Keilholtz

March 17, 1922 December 17, 2016
Merwyn A. Keilholtz
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Obituary for Merwyn A. Keilholtz

Merwyn A. Keilholtz, 94, of Gettysburg, PA died Saturday evening, December 17, 2016 at Messiah Lifeways, Mechanicsburg, PA.

Born March 17, 1922 in Emmitsburg ,MD he was the son of the late Andrew and Carrie (Ohler) Keilholtz. He was the husband of the late Evelyn R. (Redding) Keilholtz.

Mr. Keilholtz was a Veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army Air Corp. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He was employed in the construction field. In his free time he enjoyed wood working, bird watching, and helping his family.

Merwyn is survived by his two daughters, Joyce Parry (and her husband Jack), of Mechanicsburg, PA, Jean Keilholtz, of Camp Hill, PA, two grandchildren, Greg Keilholtz (and his wife Sarah),and Kerry Banks, two great grandchildren, Nicholas and Hannah Keilholtz, and one brother, Lloyd Keilholtz, of Mesa, AZ. He was preceded in death by his son, Gary Keilholtz, and two brothers, Maynard Keilholtz and Charles Keilholtz.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, December 22, 2016 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 25 West High St., Gettysburg, PA. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the time of the service, Thursday at the church. Online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.




Family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer Association, 2595 Interstate Dr., Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 415 Table Rock Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325.

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Visitation

Thursday

22

Dec

10:00 AM 12/22/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/22/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

25 West High Street
Gettyburg, PA 17325

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West High Street Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

22

Dec

11:00 AM 12/22/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

25 West High Street
Gettyburg, PA 17325

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West High Street Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

West High Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

West High Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States
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