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 Patricia Mary <I>Wilder</I> Keckler

Patricia Mary Wilder Keckler

Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 13 Oct 2012 (aged 77)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 99100621 · View Source
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Patricia Mary Wilder Keckler, 77 of Oxford, CT, beloved wife of 50 years to the late William L. Keckler, entered into eternal rest at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT.

She was born in Bristol,CT, the loving daughter of the late Richard L. and Agnes Massey Wilder.

She was a devout communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church of Oxford, CT. Patricia was a retired employee of Hasler Incorporated of Shelton. She had moved from Ansonia to Oxford in 1968.

She was an avid homemaker, sports enthusiast, loved to garden and sew and especially loved her cherished grandchildren.

Patricia was a member of the Bicentennial History Flag Team, long time Unit President of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 174, Oxford, Past President 2nd District American Legion Auxiliary and numerous chairmanships, Le Petit Chapeau Pasé of 8/40 Salon 60, long time volunteer at West Haven Veterans Hospital, West Haven, many years as American Legion Department of CT Poppy Co-Chairman. Also she was a member of La Caissiere 8/40 Salon 60 Departmental La Caissiere. She had mentored at Bungay School of Seymour.

Her loving family includes three caring sons Lawrence W. Keckler and his wife Amy of Branford, Edward J. Keckler of Waterbury, and William H. Keckler and his wife Beth of Seymour, and a devoted daughter Cynthia Keckler of Oxford, her beloved brother Richard A. Wilder of Lakeland,FL., and six cherished grandchildren Matthew, Ryan, Shayna, Erica, Jeremy, and Hayden Keckler, and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 733 Oxford Rd., Oxford. Inurnment at Southford Cemetery, Oxford. Memorial gifts may be made in Patricia's memory to The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 174, 43 Oxford Rd. (Rt 67) Oxford,CT 06478.

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  • Added: 17 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99100621
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Patricia Mary Wilder Keckler (17 Sep 1935–13 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99100621, citing Southford Cemetery, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Serenity (contributor 46561673) .