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Obituary for Mary E. Keller (Gates)

Mary E. Gates Keller, 86, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2024, in Caring Heights Community Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Mary was born on August 23, 1937, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Clarence E. and Mary Ann Baravekis Gates.

Mrs. Keller was an avid reader. She loved diving into a new romance novel and her home was filled with all the stories she had read over the years. Each book Mary finished she loved writing notes in it and keeping track of how many times she had read said book. Aside from reading Mary loved participating in the bingo games that were held at Caring Heights. She enjoyed spending time with all her neighbors.

Surviving are her sons, Steve Keller and Douglas (Maria) Keller, grandchildren, Jessica Keller and Joshua Nicholas, siblings, Edward E. (Carol) Gates and Fran (Ken) Neurohr.

Along with her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her loving husband, Ronald Keller (2023).

All arrangements are private and entrusted to Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc. and Crematory, 5000 Noblestown Road, Oakdale (724-693-2800). Mary will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with her husband, Ronald, on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10 a.m. All are asked to arrive at the cemetery between 9:40-9:50 a.m.