Gerald Keiper

Gerald W. Keiper

Sunday, August 30th, 1942 - Monday, May 18th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Gerald Keiper, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Gerald Keiper

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Gerald's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Gerald's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Gerald W. Keiper, 77, of Pocono Pines, passed away Monday, May 18 in Manor Care Nursing Home, Pottsville.

He was the loving husband of the late Margaret M. (Charnak) Keiper. They celebrated 29 years of marriage together before her passing in 2015.

Born in Pocono Lake, he was the son of the late Harvey E. Keiper and the late Maude M. (Keenhold) Keiper.

Gerald entered the U.S. Air Force after graduating from high school. Shortly after, he began working with his father at Frisbie Lumber Company. He was a lumber cutter and delivery man for over thirty years. In his younger years, he enjoyed baseball, basketball, and golf. He later was able to carry an impressive six handicap in golf, and enjoyed participating in local golf outings throughout his life. Another sport that he excelled in was bowling. He was a scratch bowler in the 1970's. He was a coach in Little League Baseball for twenty five years, and had some pretty good teams throughout his stint. He later continued his involvement in baseball as an umpire. He was proud of his community and served it well. He supported the Tobyhanna Volunteer Fire Company as a volunteer for over twenty years, and served as treasurer for fourteen of those years. He was a long-time member and former treasurer of the Pocono Lake American Legion Post #413. He was a fun loving person who could always be counted on where he was needed. He will be deeply miss by all of his friends and family.

He is survived by a stepdaughter, Denise Gray of Pocono Pines, and a sister, Eudora Hilliard. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Kathryn Ann Knecht.

A graveside service with military honors will be scheduled on a later date at the convenience of the family in Pocono Lake Cemetery.

Kresge Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gerald W. Keiper, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Gerald

Service Details

  • Interment

    H. G. Smith Crematory
    2120 North Fifth St.
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Graveside service with military honors will be scheduled on a later date at the convenience of the family.


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Gerald here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Provide comfort for the family of Gerald W. Keiper by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: