Sylvia Charlet Keller, age 83, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in Jefferson, LA. She was born on March 15, 1936 in Belle Alliance, LA to Alfred and Una Charlet. She was preceded in death by her mother, father and brother, Alfred Charlet, Jr. She is survived by her husband, Earl Joseph Keller, Jr.; her sisters, Phyllis Berner (Fred), Margaret Ganier (Paul), Carmelite Waguespack (Ray) and Rosalie Charlet; her children: Earl III (Vivian), Kyle, Kenneth (Yvonne), Eric (Salina) and Craig (Denise); her grandchildren: Kenneth Jr., Jordan, Joshua, Blake, Justin, Jonathan, Kathryn Elise, Gabriel, Courtney, Meyer, Nicole and Tiffany, and her great-grandchildren: Joshua Jr., Ja’lynn, Amari, Raelyn, Addison, Meyer Jr., Landon, Conner and Chandler. Sylvia graduated from Assumption High School and was a talented artist who enjoyed painting porcelain and gardening. She was an avid reader with a flare for mystery novels and a world-class traveler. She was also an active member of the Harahan Senior Center and the Touchdown Club of New Orleans.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm at St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church, 10021 Jefferson Hwy. in River Ridge, LA. Visitation will begin at the church at 10:30 am. Interment will be in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum located in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Hospital, www.chnola.org/chnola-giving, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate or to St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church.
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