Catherine Keough, Loving Mother of 7, Dies at 95

December 21, 1919 - January 1, 2014

Catherine Keough. Courtesy of Carpenter Jenks Funeral Home
Catherine Keough. Courtesy of Carpenter Jenks Funeral Home
Catherine (Finneran) Keough, 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 1, 2014, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center.

She was a formerly of Rumford, but resided in Coventry for the last five years. Born in Pawtucket she was the daughter of the late Edward and Catherine Finneran. She was also the beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Keough.

Catherine enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, and knitting. She had received many letters of appreciation for the baby hats she had knitted for Women and Infant's Hospital. Most important and treasured was the time that she spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Catherine is survived by four children Thomas Keough, Kathleen Keough, Deborah Keough and her companion Edward Martin, Kevin Keough and his wife Renee, 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by three sons Francis Keough, Edward Keough and John Keough. 

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at St. Theresa of the Child of Jesus Church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02861. Guests are asked to travel directly to the church. The burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, Catherine's family asks that donations please be made in memory of Catherine Keough, to the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

The family would like to thank the staff at both Miriam Hospital and Philip Hulitar, for the kindness and compassion that they showed for Catherine. They would also like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Peter Eller, for his tremendous care.

Click here to view Catherine's memorial page, courtesy of Carpenter Jenks Funeral Home.


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