February 20, 1927-March 1, 2018
Nancy Fairchild Keiser, 91, died peacefully on March 1, 2018 in Lancaster, PA. Daughter of Frank and Ann Homan, she was born in Connecticut, made her way west, graduating from the College of Wooster, Ohio, then to Illinois where she met and married Paul H. Keiser, her true love for 65 years. They made their home in Burlington, Iowa for 13 years. While raising four children, Nancy served as president of the local United Nations Chapter, YWCA, League of Women Voters local Government Committee, and was an active Den Mother/Troop Leader for Boy and Girl Scouts.
In 1967, they moved to York, PA where Nancy served as chair, officer, and volunteer for many organizations including the York Charette, Vote Yes Committee for Home Rule, York League of Women Voters, Children’s Home of York, United Way, York Hospital Fete, Habitat, Literacy Council, Jacobus Village Library, and elder at the First Presbyterian Church.
She and Paul loved traveling the world and spending time with family and friends. Nancy touched many lives with her abilities to help others and made a difference along the way. She was a humble, caring, giving wife, mother, daughter, volunteer and friend- truly a gift from God.
Nancy was preceded in death by husband Paul Keiser, sister Phyllis Erley, grandson Nicholas Lee, and daughter-in-law Terry Keiser. She is survived by her son, Rev. James Keiser, daughters Marti (Ron) Lee, Libby (Jimmy) Green, Dr. Patricia (John) Bell, 10 grandchildren, and 12 greats. Celebration service May 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church, 140 E. Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17602. A visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Children’s Home, 77 Shoe House Rd, or the York County Literacy Council, 800 E King St., York. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit: www.DeBordSnyder.com