: Belle E. Keith, 89, of Waterville, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the Harding Nursing Home in Waterville.
She was born March 20, 1925 in Waterville, a daughter of Leon and Marjorie Blair Maine and received her education in Waterville schools. On February 24, 1946, Belle married Homer A. Keith in Madison, a union of 63 years until he predeceased her on January 6, 2009. Together, Belle and Homer owned and operated their dairy farm.
Surviving are her children, Patricia Jennings, Dennis and Lynn Keith, George and Laurie Keith, Mark and Linda Keith, all of Waterville; Tari and Randy Cattelane of Syracuse; Connie King of Old Forge; sisters, Arlene Card and Midge Wratten of Waterville; and Charlotte Snyder of Brookville; brothers and sister-in-law, Charles and Gretchen Maine of Waterville; and Ron Maine of FL; a special son-in-law and his wife, Kim and Melinda McIntyre of Waterville; 21 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son-in-law, Bill King; two brothers, Bill and Leon Maine; and a sister, Dorothy Young.
There will be a celebration of her life in the spring.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Waterville Fire Department, 222 E. Main St., Waterville, NY 13480; or to the Waterville Volunteer Ambulance Corps., 7769 State Route 20, Waterville, NY 13480.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville.