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Margaret Evelyn Keely

November 30, 1919 — May 12, 2013

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email OBITUARY May 12, 2013 Margaret J. (Maggie) Keely, age 93, of Eagles Mere, PA passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the Highlands Care Center in Laporte. Maggie was born November 30, 1919 in Stratford, NJ a daughter of the late Einar & Blanche Houchin Jensen. Her father Einar died in an accident in the early 1930’s. Her mom Blanche married Dr. Frank P. Stone and they raised Maggie. She graduated from the Haddon Heights High School and married Charles S. Bodine in 1943 who predeceased her on April 9, 1963. She later married R. Brooke Keely of Manayunk who was the president of S.S. Keely & Sons mill working business. After Brooke sold the business, they retired to Eagles Mere, PA in 1975. They enjoyed their retirement and spent their time between Eagles Mere and Vero Beach, FL. Brooke died November 21, 1994. Maggie and Brooke were very active members of the Eagles Mere Country Club. Maggie was a former Chair of the Ladies’ Golf Association and participated in every ladies’ golf event. She also contributed many articles on activities at the club to The Sullivan Review. She helped as a pictorial historian, taking many photographs of the activities and kept a photo album at the clubhouse for all to enjoy. Surviving: Son: Barry S. (Christine) Bodine Sewell, NJ Step-daughter: Carol (John L) Esterhai Spring House, PA Step son-in-law: Robert Trautwein Pitman, PA Louis S. Loeb Hillsboro, OR Two sisters: Edith Deuter Haddon Heights, NJ Agnete Jones Magnolia, NJ Eleven grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandson, Andrew Loeb; two step-daughters, Barbara Loeb and Gail Trautwein; and a brother, William Jensen; and two sisters, Gertrude Bradley and Victoria “Tordie” McKeever A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at the Eagles Mere Cemetery with the Rev. Deane S. Shively, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Margaret Evelyn Keely, please visit our flower store.


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