Russell L. Keller, 67, of rural Bellefonte, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
Russell was born in Williamsport on August 6, 1946, a son of the late Edward and Eleanor Elizabeth (Elvey) Keller.
On December 14, 1973, he married the former Patricia A. (Howard) Keller who survives at home. He is also survived by a son, Matthew P., and his wife Maureen Keller, of Millsboro, Del., and one grandson, Kurtis M. Keller, of Millsboro, Del.
Russell was a 1973 graduate of Penn State University. He was the owner of Your Cigar Den in State College. Russell enjoyed spending time with his family, his grandson, his customers and cigars. He also enjoyed gardening, canning his veggies, Andrea's cookies and Penn State football. He was a member of Saint John The Evangelist Catholic Church in Bellefonte.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Daniel Keller.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 2, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Saint John The Evangelist Catholic Church, 134 E. Bishop St., Bellefonte, Pa., with Father George Jakopac officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of The Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg, Pa. Online condolences may be made at www.deankwetzlerfuneralhome.com