Mary Louise Ketcham, 97, of Howell passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Brandywine Living at Howell. She was born in Bloxhom, Florida and had lived in Farmingdale for the past 75 years . Louise worked as a clerk for the borough of Farmingdale. She took great pride in where she lived and was the Grand Marshall of the Farmingdale memorial day parade and was a lifetime member of the Farmingdale Methodist Church. She had lived at Brandywine Living for the past 5 years and thorougly enjoyed the time she spent there. Known for her green thumb, she enjoyed gardening. In keeping her spirit alive the family asks that the next time you garden and plant you think of Louise.
She is predeceased by her husband, Howard J. Ketcham; and daughter, Linda Ketcham. Louise is survived by her four children, Carol Burlew and her husband, Dave of Whiting, Thomas Ketcham and his wife, Joanne of Manasquan, Kathy Daniels and her husband, Jim of Farmingdale and Jim Ketcham and his wife, Cheryl of Brick; eleven grandchildren; and thirteen great grandchildren.
Family and close friends are invited to attend her 11:00 AM graveside service on Saturday, September 17, 2022 in Evergreen Cemetery, Howell. All arrangements are under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Fuenral Home, Freehold Township. For information or to leave condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.