Died: May 24, 2014
Arlene Keyes of Falls passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon surrounded by family at the Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton.
Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late William and Nancy Wilbur Leshinsky. She graduated from Falls Overfield School in 1963. Prior to her 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, Arlene’s sons, Trooper Mark Keyes and his wife Lauren, Lt Col Craig Keyes and his wife Apryl, her daughter Dr. Kristan Meetze and her husband Kyle, and grandchildren Craig Keyes, Nadine Daley, Emma Collins, Tyler Keyes, Marissa Keyes, Priya Meetze, along with several nieces and nephews and many, many great friends.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 10am 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 on Tuesday from 5-8pm at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit.
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. 9th St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or donate online by visiting: http://connect.jefferson.edu/makeagift