Nancy Keller Auerbach, a lifelong resident of Doylestown passed away on September 29 at Wesley Enhanced Living where she was a resident for 16 years. She was 93 years old and was the wife of the late Martin John Auerbach.
Born in Doylestown, she was the daughter of the late Norman Luther Keller and Ruth Davies Keller.
Nancy graduated from The George School in Newtown, PA and from Southern Seminary (now Southern Virginia University) Buena Vista, VA with an associates degree in early childhood education.
Nancy loved children and was a fabulous single mother, often helping her four children to organize activities for charity. She founded a nursery school at Trinity Church Buckingham which continues in operation today. In retirement, she enjoyed taking care of children as a part time care giver, loved to garden, enjoyed snowmobiling, swimming, picnics, cross country skiing and visiting with her five grandchildren, two step-granddaughters, and seven great-grandchildren. She was an active member of the Village Improvement Association and the Doylestown Nature Club.
Nancy was devoted to, and supported, each of her children. She encouraged each of them to forge their own personalities and divergent interests.
She is survived by two children, Deirdre Taylor Lehman (late Jon V. Lehman) of Lancaster, PA, and Brian Murray Taylor (Mary Lou) of Perkasie, PA. She was predeceased by two sons, Adrian Clemens Taylor (Hilary) formerly of Montclair, NJ and Daniel Atkinson Taylor (Christine Taylor Hogard) of Doylestown, as well as by her two sisters, Jane Keller Keenan and Elizabeth Keller Tinsman and one brother, Norman Keller Jr.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m, Monday, October 16 at Wesley Enhanced Living (9th floor), 200 Veterans Lane, Doylestown, PA 18901,. Interment will take place in Doylestown Cemetery at the family’s convenience.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nancy’s name may be made to Wesley Enhanced Living (Doylestown) Benevolent Fund at the address above.