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Nellie E. (Miller-Keyser) Nester, 93, wife of Robert W. “Bob” Nester of 47 years, of Douglassville, formerly of Perkiomenville, passed away on Friday at her daughters home.

Born in Gardners, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Nellie (Mabel) Miller.

Surviving with her husband are children Gerald D. Keyser, husband of Gloria, of Carlisle, PA, Nellie E. Allmendinger, wife of George, of Douglassville, PA, Kathleen Bates of Zephyr Hills, FL, and Mary E. Townsend, wife of Kenneth, of Auburn, PA; sister Helen Heller of Carlisle, PA; 20 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. Along with her parents, she is predeceased by son Robert Keyser Jr and 2 grandchildren.

Nellie was a member of the Upper Frederick Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She worked at the former Philco Ford in Lansdale and at the Frederick Mennonite Community in the laundry department.  Nellie enjoyed working on her mini farm and raising chickens.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, 11AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Phila. Ave., Gilbertsville. Burial will follow in Limerick Garden of Memories. Friends may call on Thursday from 10AM to 11AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Nellie’s name to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA  22312.

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