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Keith B. Caldwell

March 11, 1921 September 30, 2020
Keith B. Caldwell
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Keith B. Caldwell, 99, of Curwensville, passed away Wednesday September 30, 2020 at Penn Highlands Hospital – Clearfield.
Born March 11, 1921 in Curwensville, he was the son of Harry L. and Mabel (Swatsworth) Caldwell. Mr. Caldwell was the owner/operator of the former Caldwell Excavating, and later worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, retiring in 1983.
He was a member of St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church in Curwensville and was a member of the Curwensville American Legion Post #505. He especially enjoyed hunting and fishing with his brothers and his children.
He was a U S Naval Veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater. His ship, the USS Hanna, was anchored next to the USS Missouri when Japan signed the “Articles of Surrender” ending World War II.
On November 22, 1941 in Grampian, he wed the former Mildred Louise “Weezie” Hess who preceded him in death on November 19, 2013. He was also preceded in death by: his parents; a daughter Suellen Garvey; sisters Lorna Caldwell (Inf), Marion Watkins and Dorothy Burns; and brothers Darrell, Archie, Elmer, and William Caldwell.
Surviving are four children: Kathleen P. Kramer and husband Jack of Newfield, NY; Keith Michael Caldwell and wife Annette of Punxsutawney; David Neil Caldwell and wife Lucinda of Bells landing; Mark A. Caldwell and wife Gloria of Curwensville, and son-in-law, Tom Garvey of Newport, NC.
Also surviving are eleven grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, a brother Malcolm Caldwell of Philipsburg and a sister Norma Jean Roberts of Mississippi.
Family visitation and funeral services were private. Internment services were held in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Grampian with Reverend Father L. Stephen Collins as Celebrant.
The family suggests contributions be made to the Activities Fund of Ridgeview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center * 30 4th Avenue * Curwensville, PA 16833, or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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St. Bonaventure Cemetery Final Resting Place

306 Walnut Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

306 Walnut Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

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Activities Department Ridgeview

30 4th Avenue
Curwensville, PA 16833

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