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Joseph E. Keller, 79, of Union Township passed away the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at his residence.
Born on Aug. 27, 1938, in New Castle, he was a son of the late Robert and Jenny Trask Keller.
Surviving at home is his wife of 59 years, the former Judy M. Shaffer, whom he married on June 21, 1958.
Joseph had worked in the coupling department for Youngstown Sheet and Tube and as a union brick layer. He was known for tree trimming and his Keller's Tree Service.
Joseph loved to hunt. He will always be remembered as a great family man and provider for his family.
In addition to his wife, Joseph is survived by his children, Joseph E. Keller and wife, Lynn, and Janice Miller and husband, Jeff, all of New Castle, Jill Magusiak of Hookstown, Pennsylvania, and Jeffrey "Moose" Keller of New Castle; brothers, Robert Keller and Raymond Keller, both of New Castle; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Keller; and sisters, Alberta Roberts and Mary Johnson.
Honoring his wishes, there are no calling hours and services are private.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on January 19, 2018
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