Inez Keller

Inez Keller

AGE: 85 • Freehold Township

Inez Keller, 85, of Freehold Township, passed away at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township with her husband of 63 years at her bedside on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Inez was born in Hillside, and resided in Freehold for the last 26 years. She was an IBM Keypunch Operator for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey until her retirement. Inez was a parishioner and member of the Rosary Altar Society at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church. She was an active member at the Freehold Twp. Senior Center, the Silvermead Community Club, and the Red Hat Society.

Inez is survived by her husband, Jack; three daughters, Joanne Riker and her husband, John of Forked River, Janice Trapanese and her husband, Joseph of Charleston, SC and Joyce Thompson and her husband, Richard of Port Monmouth, Middletown; seven grandchildren, Michele, Joseph, Maureen, Jeanine, Rick, Jennifer and Kelly; 14 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews who adored her; and a brother, Richard Ruggiero and his wife, Sylvia of Deerfield Beach, FL.

Visiting from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at the funeral home for the procession to St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 61 Georgia Road, Freehold Township for her 11:30 a.m. funeral mass. Interment to follow in Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle NJ Veteran's Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Inez may be made to , 2310 Route 34, Suite 1D, Manasquan, NJ 08736. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit

Funeral Home

Clayton and McGirr Funeral Home
100 Elton-Adelphia Road Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 462-0101

Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 18, 2013