Reparata Meyer KEITH

News Death Notice

KEITH, Reparata Meyer "Roddy" born in Dayton, Ohio on November 4, 1920 to the late Clara and Captain Ben Meyer. She was a1939 graduate of Julianne High School in Dayton. She went to the Lord on March 4, 2014 at the Hospice of Butler and Warren Counties. Roddy was married on March 1, 1943 to the love of her life, William Ray Keith. They were married 68 years until his passing in September 2011. Her family includes her children: Jeannette Keith Grantham (Jim) of Havana, Florida; John Keith (Angela) of Greenwood, Indiana and Jeanne Keith Hart (Ted) of Centerville, Ohio. There are eight grandchildren, Jimmy Grantham, Jennifer Grantham, Katie Keith, Amy Keith Moody, Becky Keith Miller, Theresa Keith, Michelle Hart Barker and Luke Hart. Four Great-Grandchildren, Haley Quakenbush, Rachael Moody, Nicholas Moody and Ellen Ashley Hart. A loving wife and mother and grandmother, family was everything to her. She was a former member of the St. Luke's Catholic Church, Mother and Daughter choir, a member of the Rosary Alter Society and a Cub Scout Den Mother while living in Beavercreek, Ohio. Then moving to Centerville, Ohio for the reminder of her life. We would like to thank the Hospice of Dayton and the Hospice of Butler and Warren Counties for the loving care they gave our Mom during and at her passing. Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal. Love leaves a memory that no one can steal. We will love you always, Mom! A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 9:30 A.M. on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Calvary Cemetery Memorial Chapel, Kettering with Father Tom Shearer Celebrant. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Newcomer Funeral Home - South Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, in memory of Roddy. To send the family a condolence online, please visit

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Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory
3940 Kettering Boulevard Kettering, OH 45439
(937) 293-4141

Published in Dayton Daily News from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2014