|

William R. Keefe, 82

Marlborough – William R. Keefe, 82, a former longtime resident of Hudson, died at his residence Tuesday Jan. 18, 2010, surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Patricia A. (Pay) Keefe of Marlborough.

Born and raised in Framingham, son of the late John and Mary (Reedy) Keefe, he attended local schools and was a 1946 graduate of Framingham Academy High School. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy after serving from 1948 to 1952 as a Korean War veteran.

Mr. Keefe was employed by U.S. Natick Army Labs in their Research and Development Department from 1951 to 1985, when he retired.

He was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and was looking forward to the birth of two additional great-grandchildren. He looked forward to gatherings with his family and especially enjoyed sailing the Cape Cod Islands with his daughter, Colleen, and her husband, Peter. He was a member of Saint Michael’s Parish in Hudson.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his two sons, William Keefe of Townsend and Russell Keefe of Hudson; his three daughters, Mary Smith of Florida, Colleen Bisi of Marlborough, Joanne Carroll of Missouri; 21 grandchildren; and 23 greatgrandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, three sisters, and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 22 from Saint Michael’s Church of Hudson, with burial held at the convenience of the family. The Tighe- Hamilton Funeral Home of Hudson assisted with arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=8792

Posted by on Jan 28 2011. Filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


Recently Commented

  • ryan: Unbelievable, I can’t believe they’re not willing to support legislation they actually wanted...
  • tbsbet: am shocked to hear of Mr. Johnson’s passing. I had known him since a 1968 tournament at Taylor University...
  • Robbin W Miller: Please note the photo exhibit is now showing at Union Station from June 20th til July 15th in...
  • John Paul: Well, I would like to suggest you. You can hire a internet service by checking their online reviews. where...
  • Brigette Peterson: This is amazing! The Rock painting for Tiki was so heartwarming and see this sad life event in...