AGE: 89 • Wilmington
Keyser was born to Ida Rosenblatt and Harry Keyser 89 years ago.
an Entrepreneur. Over many years he owned and operated the Smoke Shop, Tupp Signs, Foreign Mart and Dictograph Alarm Systems.
He was a great advocate of the disabled and believed they should have an
employment opportunity. When he opened Dictograph Security Alarms Systems,
he remodeled his office facility to make it handicap accessible as this was
prior to ADA (American Disabilities Act) was instituted in Delaware. He was
also a recipient of the Handicapped Employer of the Year award.
served in combat in the 40th Infantry Division during the Korean War. He was active in the
Korean War Veterans Association and Jewish War Veterans Association and
organized and managed bus trips until he was 88. He was also a 60 year
member of the Oriental Masonic Lodge and long time member and past
president of the Wilmington West Rotary Club and past
president of the Delaware Alarm Association.
predeceased by the "Love of His Life" Rebecca Jeffery Keyser,
daughters Carol Iadisernia (Dan), Lori Schwander (Lew) and Susan Keyser, grandchildren Michael
Schwander (Jenny), Matt Schwander
(Katie), Christine Engle (Chris) and Katie Iadisernia
(Merrill), great grandchildren Brent, Taylor, Angelina, Cameron and a baby
girl expected soon.
Celebration of Life will be held at Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord
Pike at 11:00 am Thursday October 5th, 2017 where friends and family may
call from 10:00 to 11:00am.
of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Ronald McDonald House of
Delaware, 1901 Rockland Rd. Wilmington, DE 19803.
For online condolences, please visit
Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike Wilmington,
Published in The News Journal from Oct. 3 to Oct. 5, 2017