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B. Ella DeLussey (Keeth)

AGE: 88 • Colorado Springs, CO

Ella passed away peacefully at home on September 29, 2015. She was born April 29, 1927 in Lester, PA, daughter of the late James and Reba Keeth. She was a devoted homemaker all of her married life and enjoyed knitting, crocheting blankets for many expecting mothers, needlepoint, sewing and making dolls for many children. She touched everyone with her contagious smile and her sincere thoughtfulness. In 1947, she married Reginald DeLussey (Reggie) and soon afterward moved to Delaware where they raised their four children. After her husband's retirement they lived in Sebring, FL until his death in 1996. She then moved to Colorado Springs where she lived with her daughter, Janis who lovingly cared for her.

Ella is survived by her daughters, Barbara Lavery (Peter), Sharon Kalinowski, Janis DeLussey; her stepsiblings Wilma and Danny, her daughter-in-law Chris Blotzer (James), her grandchildren William, Caroline, Peter, Brian, Kevin, Christina, and Eric; her great-grandchildren Robert, Gabriel, Ginger, Layla, and Kaylee, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents. Ella was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years Reginald, her son Robert in 1994, her brothers William, Howard and James Keeth. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her, especially her lifelong friend Rose Smith of Chichester, PA.

By her request there will be no viewing. A graveside service will be held at Lawncroft Cemetery 1000 W Ridge RD., Marcus Hook, PA. On Saturday October 17th at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to The , 240 N James St. Suite 100A, Newport DE 19804.

Published in The News Journal on Oct. 15, 2015
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