George Edward O’Keefe
1927 – 2019 Obituary
Goshen – George Edward O’Keefe, 92, of Goshen, passed away on Friday, June 15th, 2019 at Glen Arden Health Care Center, Goshen, NY after a short illness.
George, formerly of New City, New York and the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx, was born Feb 26, 1927, in Manhattan, the son of Edward O’Keefe and Julia (Gebauer) O’Keefe. A World War II Navy veteran and a graduate of Manhattan College (Engineering) and Columbia University (MPH) George retired as a certified professional engineer and Assistant Commissioner of the Rockland County Health Department.
He is survived by 4 children, Thomas O’Keefe and wife Eileen of Newton, MA, Eileen O’Keefe and husband Richard Martin of Needham, MA, Karen Maridou of Suffern, NY and George E. O’Keefe, Jr. and wife Betty of Tucson, AZ; 15 grandchildren, Aislinn, Brendan, Helen, Lauren, Katherine, Rebecca, Trevor, Bryan, Christopher, Tomai, Peter, Kathy, George III, Rodger, and Brandy; and 4 great-grandchildren, Clara, Natalie, Brady, and Kayden. George was predeceased by his wife, Mary, his brother Francis (a war casualty), and his parents.
Visitation will be Thursday, June 20 from 7-9 P.M. at the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., 82 South Church Street, Goshen, NY.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 am on Friday, June 21, 2019, at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, 14 Glenmere Ave, Florida, NY.
Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.
Arrangements by Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., Goshen. To leave a condolence visit http://www.donovanfunerals.com
Published in the The Journal News on June 18, 2019
O’Keefe, George Edward [MC???? RIP]
Guestbook: Same link
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I believe that George is a member of the Class of 1948.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
O’Keefe, George Edward [MC1948 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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