Arlene Keyes

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FALLS — Arlene Keyes, of Falls, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014, surrounded by family at the Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton.

Born in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late William and Nancy Wilbur Leshinsky. She graduated from Falls Overfield School in 1963. Prior to retirement, she was employed with Met Life in Chinchilla. Arlene was a member of the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church.

Arlene was a wonderfully loving mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, shopping and having lunch with her friends. Arlene was never short of words, endeared long conversations and always had a smile.

She is survived by her sister, Nancy Ruth Green, and her husband, Ron; sons, Trooper Mark Keyes and his wife, Lauren; Lieutenant Colonel Craig Keyes and his wife, Apryl; daughter, Dr. Kristan Meetze, and her husband, Kyle; grandchildren, Craig Keyes, Nadine Daley, Emma Collins, Tyler Keyes, Marissa Keyes, Priya Meetze; several nieces and nephews; and many, many great friends.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, with services by the Rev. Judy Adams, pastor. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Mill City. Friends are asked to call 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit.

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In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Arlene Keyes may be made in support of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson. Please make checks payable to Jefferson and mail to Office of Institutional Advancement, 125 S. Ninth St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19107, or donate online by visiting

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418 S. State St.
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
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Published in Times Leader from May 26 to May 27, 2014