Bridgette K. 'Kristi' Keleher

Bridgette Kristine "Kristi" Keleher, 42, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at 5:43 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Keleher was a 1989 graduate of Havelock High School in Havelock, NC, and a 1993 graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor's in Sociology. She worked for Aetna Insurance for seven years and was a member of the Awakening Community Church.

She was born July 17, 1971, in Orange County, CA, to Lt. Col. USMC (ret.) Arthur George and Carolyn Dominick Friend of Bartlett, TN. Her parents survive. She married Bill "Pooh Bear" Keleher on May 25, 2002, in Millington, TN, and he survives in Huntington.

Additional survivors include a sister, Angela Denise (David) Schweigler, of Bartlett, TN; a sister-in-law, Kathleen (Steven) White, of East Greenbush, NY; and mother and father-in-law Joanne and Ed Endres, of East Greenbush, NY.

Calling is Monday, May 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel, 38 E. Washington St., Huntington, preceding the 1 p.m. funeral service at the funeral home with Rev. Ashlyn Kippert officiating. Burial will follow in Star of Hope Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials are to the family in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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