Claude Emory Keller, 88, of Vienna, Va., passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, Va.
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Born Nov. 7, 1925, in Larksville, he was the son of the late Claude E. Keller, Sr. and Blanche (Powell) Keller. Claude was a graduate of Larksville High School, Class of 1943, and was a U.S. Navy veteran during World War II, serving as an Electrician's Mate from 1943 to 1946 in the Pacific.
He attended Bucknell University Junior College (Now Wilkes-University), and was employed by General Electric in Philadelphia, as well as IBM as a building plant engineer in Kingston, N.Y., Huntsville, Ala.; and Manassas, Va. He was an electrical engineer for IBM for over 35 years. Claude was an avid runner.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Patricia McHugh Keller, on Dec. 3, 2011; and his sister, Betty Lamoreux.
Surviving are his daughter, Claudia Weston and husband, Bill, Centreville, Va.; and son, Brian Keller, Vienna, Va.; granddaughters, Meghan Duffey, Warrenton, Va.; and Erin Weston, Manteo, N.C.; his godchild, Patricia Littleton; niece, Gail Kashulon; nephew, William Lamoreux; numerous nephews and nieces.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township. Interment will be held in St. Vincent's Cemetery, Plymouth. Friends and family may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolence may be made at www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.
Corcoran Funeral Home
20 S Main St Plains, PA 18705
Published in Citizens' Voice on Mar. 10, 2014