John Audley Keifer – Clinton (Hanover Twp.)

John Audley Keifer, 94, of Clinton (Hanover Twp.), passed peacefully in the comfort of his home with family at his side on Monday evening, January 16, 2023. Born May 21, 1928 in Burgettstown, he was a son of the late Leonard Criswell and Frances Nelson (Walker) Keifer. John had worked as a mill wright for J&L Steel and was a member of the Community Bible Chapel. He belonged to the Hanover VFD for over 25 years and was a 1st responder with Hanover VFD ambulance.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years Dorothea Evelyn (Crago) Keifer on March 12, 2016 and a sister and her husband Jane and John Miller.

Surviving are his children Leonard and Cathy Keifer, Darlene and Elbert Allison, Estelle Keifer and significant other Scott Carpenter, and a sister and brother-in-law Nancy and Jerry Illig. Grandfather of 4, Richard Thomas, Dorothy Thomas, Gwenn Keifer-Reed and Carl Keifer. Great grandfather of 11.

Family and friends are welcome to attend his memorial visitation and service at the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, PA. 15050 on Saturday from noon until the service time at 2 pm, Pastor Robert Kern of the Community Bible Chapel will officiate. He will be laid to rest in the Chestnut Ridge Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Lori and Rachael of Three Oaks Hospice for the care and compassion shown to them and their father.

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