NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

January 7, 2013

Michael Edward Keenan


Amesbury, MA — Michael Edward Keenan, age 58, of Amesbury, died Friday, January 4, 2013 at his home in Amesbury after a courageous battle with cancer.

Michael was born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, on October 25, 1954, son of June (Molway) Putnam and the late John E. Keenan, and was the stepson of Russell Putnam of Leesburg, FL. He was a graduate of New Bedford High School, Class of 1973 and for many years worked as a purchasing manager for Honeywell in Lawrence.

Mike loved music and passed on his passion for music to his son, Patrick, who is an accomplished guitar player.

In addition to his mother and stepfather of Leesburg, FL, his survivors include his two sons, Patrick Keenan of Amesbury and Chris Keenan of Fall River; his brother, Richard Keenan and wife Susan of Pelham, NH; two sisters, Mary Keenan of Oceanside, CA and Lori Mooney and husband Dan of Leesburg, FL, along with many dear friends. He will be truly missed by them all.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass that will be held Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 10 A.M. at Saint Joseph Church of the Holy Family Parish, 2 School Street, Amesbury. There will be no visiting hours and interment will be private. Kindly omit flowers, instead, donations in his memory may be made to Our Neighbors’ Table, Post Office Box 592, Amesbury, MA 01913. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Avenue, Amesbury.