Amy Keller

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Amy Keller, age 83, of Fairfield Township, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 22, 2012 surrounded by her family following a brief illness. The daughter of the late Raymond Dilks and Naomia Maxwell Dilks, she was the wife of the late Howard "Dewey" W. Keller. She was born and raised in Salem and had lived in Fairfield Township since November of 2011. Prior to that, she had lived in Bridgeton for 65 years. She had been a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church until it closed. She then became a member of Newport United Methodist Church. While at Wesley United Methodist Church she served as United Methodist Women treasurer and church sexton. She will be remembered for all the sunshine baskets and cards sent to members and non-members of the church when they were sick. She was also a Sunday school and Bible school teacher. She was in charge of the prayer chain and all church dinners. She also started the Teddy Bear program for the sick at both churches. She was also known for beautifying the church for holidays. She is survived by three daughters; Susan Dolson and her husband, Walt of Orlando, FL, Barbara Gilman and her husband, Roland of Fairfield Township, and Terry Keller and her companion, James Pierce of Bridgeton, six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Howard "Dewey" Keller who passed away in October of 2011 and two sisters; Isabel Ryan and Nan Scepanski. Funeral services will be held privately at Cumberland County Veteran's Cemetery, Hopewell Township. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, Upper Deerfield Township. Memorial Contributions may be made in Mrs. Keller's memory to South Jersey Healthcare Hospice Care, P.O. 160 Bridgeton, NJ 08302. Written condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at
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