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PEGGY ANN KEENAN, 84, OF PHOENIXVILLE Peggy Ann (Lewis) Keenan, 84, wife of the late John S. Keenan Jr., passed away on Saturday, December 10. She was the daughter of the late Roy N. and Carrie Moore (Miller) Lewis. A Phoenixville resident for her entire life, she was a graduate of Phoenixville High School Class of 1945 and Bloomsburg University. She began her teaching career as a high school business education teacher. Later she obtained her Master's Degree in Elementary Education and for 26 years she taught at East Pikeland Elementary School. Peggy was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Phoenixville. She served as a Church Deacon, on the MAC Committee and was one of the founders and volunteered for many years with the People To People Mission. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, Schuylkill Chapter 338, O.E.S. Pottstown, Knights Templar Ladies Auxiliary, the Kimberton Fire Company Auxiliary and the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area. She was a lifelong volunteer and was recognized for her many years of community service with the Citizen Recognition Award, the Merit Award from the Chamber of Commerce and the Champion of the Community Award from the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation. Peggy was very talented and enjoyed creating a wide variety of crafts. She had a great interest in antiques and collectibles and for many years she had her own antique business. She loved vacationing in North Wildwood with her family. She is survived by her son, John S., husband of Linda (Gray) Keenan, of Phoenixville; her granddaughter, Jessica Lynn Keenan, of Somerville, MA, and several cousins, including her special cousin, Alice Seidts of Pottstown. She will be very much missed by her family and her many friends. A celebration of Peggy's life will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church of Phoenixville, 145 Main Street, Phoenixville, with the Rev. Dave C. McCabe officiating. Friends will be received from 10:00 to 11:30. Interment will be private in the Morris Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the People to People Mission of the First Presbyterian Church of Phoenixville. Arrangements are being handled by the Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be offered online at www.PhoenixvilleFuneralHome.com.

Published in The Mercury on Dec. 14, 2011
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