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Scott W. Keiser

March 27, 1959 — November 9, 2022

Scott W. Keiser “beloved husband, father, Papa, and son”

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Scott W. Keiser, 63, of Shinglehouse, formerly of Ceres, N.Y, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born on Friday, March 27, 1959 in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, he was a son of William M. and Patricia R. Stafford Keiser. On December 12, 2010 in Shinglehouse, he married Jacqueline L. “Jackie” Frost, who survives.

Scott attended Lewisburg High School, Mansfield University, and Penn State University where he received a certificate in engineering. He honorably served in the US Army from 1976 to 1979 serving as a Track Vehicle Mechanic.

Scott, along with his best friend, James “Jim” Pratt, owned and operated State Line Auto in Ceres, N.Y. For many years, he was employed at Confir Realty in Bolivar until he became ill.

He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, and tinkering and fixing things. He was an avid outdoorsman. His greatest love was spending time with his family.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 12 years; his mother and stepfather, Patricia and Alan Fowler of Olean, N.Y.; nine children: Ryan T. (Mauricio) Keiser and Brandon A. Keiser, both of Olean, N.Y, Beth (Brandon) Freer of Eldred, A.J. (Ashli) Lockwood of Roulette, Michelle (Anthony) Tate of Coudersport, Maria (Floyd Higby) Burdick of Richburg, N.Y., Heather (Chris Witter) Burdick of Little Genesee, N.Y., Henry (Desiree) Burdick of Bolivar, N.Y., and Amanda Nelson of Allentown, N.Y..; many grandchildren; two great-grandsons; a great-grandson due in March; many nieces and nephews; and his cat, Missy.

Scott was predeceased by his father; a brother, Randall T. “Randy” Keiser; a grandson, Landon Lockwood; and a niece, Gracie Ebert.

Family and friends may call from 11am to 1pm on Monday, November 14, 2022, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse where a memorial service will follow at 1pm with Richard Lasher, Jackie’s brother-in-law, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

Members of the Potter County Honor Guard will accord military honors on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240.

Scott entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle, or share a fond memory of Scott, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Scott W. Keiser, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, November 14, 2022

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