CLARA R. KEENE, 85, of Trinity Living Care Center, Grove City, formerly of Hilliards, passed away early Sunday morning, May 10, 2020 at the Center following a period of declining health.
Born in Pittsburgh on November 6, 1934, she was daughter of late Joseph and Margaret Ulmer Wilding.
Clara was long involved as a member of Epiphany and St. Alphonsus Catholic Churches of the St. Louis Parish. She served as Eucharist Minister and member of Altar Rosary Society, as well as assisting with Meals on Wheels at Boyers.
Surviving are six children: Celeste (Jim) Bell and Yvonne (Frank) Homison all of Slippery Rock, Valerie (Scott) Matson of Knox, Donald (Tracie) Keene and Andrew Keene all of Parker, and Wayne (Kathy) Keene of Eau Claire; fifteen grandchildren and number of great-grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews; one sister Margaret (Peggy) Martin of Pittsburgh.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Donald F. Keene whom she married April 23, 1960 and who passed away August 19, 2001.
Following CDC and Pa. Dept. of Health guidelines, a private visitation and service will be held Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Buzard Funeral Home in Eau Claire. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Epiphany Church Cemetery in Boyers.
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