Grace  O'Keefe

Obituary of Grace O'Keefe

Grace E. O'Keefe (Peters) passed away peacefully at her daughter Maureen's home in Manchester, NH on December 23rd, 2018 at the age of 95. Grace was the beloved wife of the late Thomas R. O'Keefe and also preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Lillian Peters, brother John Peters, sisters Evelyn Mahoney, Marietta Whitehead, Marguerite Parilla, Lillian Denkewicz and Ellen Mangiacotti. Grace is survived by her brother Thomas Peters and her sister and brother in law Jane and Miles Kurina. Grace is also survived by her children Maureen and her husband, David Smith of Manchester NH, Patricia Russell of Lowell MA, Brian and his wife, Karen O'Keefe of Nashua, NH and Kevin and his wife, Annmarie O'Keefe of Cambridge. Grace is lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Shannon and Tim Marquis, Kate and Alex Sokol, Briana and Leigh Smith, Brendan, Matthew and Tyler O'Keefe, and Taylor and Thomas Russell. She also loved spending time with her eight great-grandchildren Gabriel, Madison, Alexis, Abigail, Boyce, Grace, Xavier and Avaya. Grace enjoyed going on vacation to Maine, reading, playing cards and enjoying family time. She worked for the Cambridge Public Schools for many years. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in Grace's name to Home Health & Hospice Care at https://www.hhhc.org/how-to-help/donate/. Services will be private with burial at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge MA. Arrangements by John C. Burns & Sons Funeral Home, Cambridge, MA. www.burnsfuneralhomes.com

 

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