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Rita Keywell

Rita Keywell, 88, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, died on 27 November 2019.

The Funeral was held at The Davidson/Hermelin Chapel at Clover Hill Park, 2425 14 Mile Rd, Birmingham MI 48009 on Friday, 29 November 2019 at 2:00 PM .

Rabbi Aaron Starr, Hazzan David Propis, and Assistant Cantor Leonard Gutman officiated. Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.

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The family of Rita Keywell will be gathering through the evening of Sunday, December 01 at the residence of Denise and Fred Kalt, 24596 Riverwood, Franklin MI 48025. The phone number is 248-626-8222.

Friends are welcome to visit on Friday immediately following the interment and on Sunday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and from 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Religious services will be held on Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m.

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Family members include:
The daughter of Minnie and Morris Canvasser, she was married for over 51 years to Jerome Keywell, of blessed memory. She is survived by her children, Synde Keywell, Denise (Fred) Kalt, Karen (Dr. Robert) Hellman, and Gayle (Charles) Lichtman, grandchildren Gregory (Carly) Hellman, Emily Hellman, Matthew Kalt (Lindsay Singer, Fiancée), Brooke Lichtman and Jordan Lichtman and her nieces and nephews. Rita’s life was devoted to her family including her sisters-in law and brothers-in-law Estelle and Kopel Kahn, Ethel and J. Phillip Levant and Dr. Paul and Mrs. Joyce Pensler. During her last years she spoke lovingly of her memories and looked forward to reuniting with her beloved sister Betty Gold, and her brothers Charles (Elaine) Canvasser and Darwin (Joycelyn) Canvasser.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Rita Keywell may do so by making a contribution to:

Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Rita Keywell Shabbat Lunch Fund
27375 Bell Road
Southfield, MI 48034
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