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Keziah E. “Harve” Filler, 90

July 21, 2013

Keziah E. Filler, 90, Rossiter, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Mahoning Riverside Manor.

She was born Jan. 31, 1923, in Canoe Township, a daughter of the late Theda (Casaday) and Samuel Bowers.

She was married to Grant “Nanners” Filler, who preceded her in death on April 6, 1988.

She attended the Canoe Ridge Church of God.

She was a former member of the Board of Directors for the Union Cemetery Association.

Mrs. Filler enjoyed spending her winters in Arizona with family.

Surviving relatives include two daughters, Connie O’Brien and husband Dennis of Punxsutawney and Donna Jean Shields of Chandler, Ariz.; a sister, Kathryn Tomko of Wooster, Ohio; four grandchildren, Kimberly Kimmel, Brent Shields, Sean O’Brien and Erin Smochek; and six great-grandchildren, Brayden and Rylan Shields, Merrit and Porter O’Brien and Casaday and Delaney Smochek.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Bowers; and a son-in-law, Gale Shields.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at the funeral home with Pastor Earl Flick officiating.

Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Rossiter.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in Mrs. Filler’s memory, to the Union Cemetery Association, Box 127, Rossiter, PA 15772.

Online condolences may be made at www.deeleyfuneralhome.com.

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