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Berlin, Pa.

Debra A. “Debbie” Keller, 52, of Meslovich Lane, Berlin, Pa., died on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at home.

Mrs. Keller was born in Bucks County, Pa., on Oct. 15, 1969, daughter of Theresa M. (Hillegas) Fochtman and the late Thomas J. Fochtman.

In 1994, Debbie married William H. Keller III.

Debbie is survived by her husband; her Mom, Theresa Fochtman; daughter, Stephaine L. Keller, Berlin; son, William H. Keller IV, Berlin; granddaughters: Lauren and Lana, sister- Bernadette Wolfe; brother, Leo, husband of Lizabeth Fochtman; brother, Edward, husband of Tammy Fochtman; brother, Frank, husband of Debbie Fochtman; sister, Teresa Fochtman; brother, Lester, husband of Michelle Fochtman; sister, Linda Parker; sister, Lisa Barbee; and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father; brother, Anthony Fochtman; sister, Janet Lynch (Gerad Lynch); and infant siblings: Margaret and Richard Fochtman.

For several years, Debbie worked for Zobers in Craydon, Pa., doing their payroll. She also worked at Riverside in Berlin and the deli at Walmart.

Debra was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Baltimore, where she taught Sunday School. She also helped with Bingo at the church. Debbie also enjoyed attending Bible Studies.

For many years, Debbie was a Girl Scout Leader and took great joy in helping plan family reunions.

Debra was an amazing mother, daughter, sister and friend who touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Friends will be received on Monday, Nov. 29, from 6-8 p.m. at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg, where a Vigil for the deceased will be held.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Baltimore, on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. with Father Mark Pattock-Celebrant.

Interment will be at St. John the Baptist Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements entrusted to Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

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