Margaret M. O' Keefe, 86, of Providence, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2012 at the Miriam Hospital.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Dennis and Catherine (Loughran) O’ Keefe. Prior to retirement, she began her career in 1965, as an eligibility technician for the State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services, retiring in 1993. Margaret was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed traveling around New England and New York City, especially China Town.
She leaves her sister, Catherine Snell, of Florida; twenty nieces and nephews; and many close friends. She was the sister of the late David, John, and William O’ Keefe. She was a good friend and mother figure to the late Dante Anderson. She was loved by everyone who knew her and will be missed dearly.
Her funeral with visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 28th, at 8:15 am, from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am, in Holy Ghost Church, Atwells Avenue, Providence. Burial will be in Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: AIDS Care Ocean State, Youth Group, 18 Parkis Avenue, Providence, RI 02907, in her memory would be appreciated. For directions and online condolences, please visit: boyleandsonfuneralhome.com