Margaret K. Keppler, 72, realtor, ardent golfer, enjoyed Phila. sports, bridge, dancing

By on May 7, 2014

Margaret “Marge” K. Keppler, 72, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. and Lititz, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy, PA, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Abington, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret Tucker Kritler. Marge shared 22 years of marriage with her husband William “Bill” E. Keppler. Her first husband Louis M. Delaney, Jr. died in 1989.

Marge graduated from Abington High School, obtained her realtor’s license and worked for Fox & Roach Real Estate in Blue Bell, Pa. She was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Lancaster, Pa., and St. Ignatius of Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

She was quite the ardent golfer and an avid Philadelphia sports fan. Marge was an excellent cook and she loved to play Bridge. She enjoyed going on cruises and dancing. Marge was very devoted to her family and friends and they in turn, loved her dearly.

Surviving in addition to her husband Bill are three children: Louis M. Delaney, III, husband of Melinda of Hershey, Laura Eldridge, wife of Scott of Sharon, Conn., and Michelle Lando, wife of Steve of Lititz; and five grandchildren: Shannon Delaney of Arizona, Alston Eldridge of Sharon, Conn., Kate Eldridge of Burlington, Vt., and Nicole and Kyle Lando, of Lititz.

A Memorial Mass was held May 7 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Lancaster, with Msgr. Richard A. Youtz as Celebrant. Private interment was in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery, Bausman, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To send the family online condolences, visit Arrangements entrusted to Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz.

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