Rose Mari Keitsock

November 26, 1930 - February 14, 2013

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Rose Mari “Pat” Keitsock, of Perkasie, PA, died Thursday, February 14, 2013, in Valley Manor, Springfield Twp., Bucks Co., PA. She was 82.

Born in Mahanoy City, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony A. and Alberta E. (Sincavage) Shumskas.

She was a U. S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War.

A registered nurse, Mrs. Keitsock worked in the Maternity Ward at Grand View Hospital, West Rockhill Twp., PA, from 1958 until retiring in 1995. Previously, she taught at Lankenau Hospital from 1955 to 1956, and she worked for the Pennsylvania State Government in Shenandoah from 1953 to 1954.

She was an active member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Sellersville, PA, where she belonged to the Silver & Gold Club and the CYA. She also was past president of the St. Agnes Mothers’ Guild.

A member of Pennridge Community Senior Center, PA, Mrs. Keitsock also had served as a volunteer with the Grand View Hospital Auxiliary. She was a former member of the Perkasie Fire Company Auxiliary. An avid baseball fan, she loved the Philadelphia Phillies and excelled in baseball trivia. She also enjoyed making ceramics.

She is survived by two sons, Michael E. Keitsock III and his wife Donna, of Trumbauersville, PA, and Karl A. Keitsock and his wife Kim, of Perkasie; and a granddaughter, Tammi Keitsock. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward A. and Anthony B. Shumskas, and a sister, Dorothy Kwedes.

Family and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, in St. Agnes Catholic Church, 445 N. Main Street, Sellersville, PA, 18960.

Interment will be in the adjacent Church Cemetery.

Friends may call Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bernard Suess Funeral Home, 606 Arch Street, Perkasie, or Wednesday morning from 9:00 AM until the time of the Mass at the Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Church at the above-named address.

Bernard Suess Funeral Home
606 Arch Street
Perkasie, PA 18944

Sadler Suess Funeral Home
33 North Main Street
Telford, PA 18969