John Gerald Keough
1936 - 2022
John Gerald Keough
Visitation Information
July 22, 2022
Visitation Time
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, July 23, 2022
Service Time
10:30 a.m.
Service Location
St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish
Burial Information
Burial Date
Following the funeral mass.
Burial Location
St. Simon and St. Jude Church Cemetery
Requested Charity
Western Hospital Equipment Fund or the Canadian Diabetic Association
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The death occurred peacefully at the Margaret Stewart Ellis Home in O'Leary, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, with his loving family by his side, of John Gerald Keough, formerly of Phillip St., Tignish, age 85 years. Beloved husband of Mary G. (nee O'Meara) Keough, of Tignish, PEI. Born October 21, 1936, he was the son of the late Milton and Zita (nee Gavin) Keough.

Loving father of Kim (Gary) Pitre, Kelly (Kevin) Ashley, Nancy Keough, Vance (Deanna) Keough, Vicki (Grant) Klassen, and Nicholas (Nora Lee) Keough. Cherished grandfather of Melanie (Derek) Buote, Tyler Winters (Emma), Danielle Winters (Yann), Gregory Ashley (Sarah), Genna Kim (Joey) Dumville, Samantha Keough (Andre), Emma (Chris) Richard, Milton Keough, Katie Klassen, and Blake Klassen. Great-grandfather to Annie, Ellie, Gage, Daintre, Willa, Odin, and Maely. Dear brother of Doris (Reg) Martin, Carrie (Munroe) White, Janie (Junior) Wedge, Betty (Alphy) Perry, Billy (Donna) Keough, Joan (Clarence) Perry, Cletus (Deborah) Keough, Nancy Hunter, Tish (Dave) Fitzgibbon, and Brenda (Leonard) Gavin. Also survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, Jean Brennan Warren, Austie (Sharon) O'Meara, Ivan (Sheryl) O'Meara, Esther Saunders, Gerald O'Meara, Noel O'Meara, Debbie (Glen) Gallant and Billy Shea.

He was predeceased by his parents, his in-laws, Claude and Emma (nee Arsenault) O'Meara, great-grandson, Oliver Buote, his sisters, Myrtle (late Ferdie) Wedge, Marion (late Ray) Gaudette, and by his brothers-in-law, Gary Saunders, Ross Brennan, Keith Warren, Raymond (late Donna) O'Meara, Joe O'Meara, Jim Hunter, and Wayne O'Meara.

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home, Alberton. Visiting hours Friday evening, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Saturday morning from St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish, for funeral mass at 10:30, Rev. John Molina, Celebrant. Interment in the Church cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy donations to the Western Hospital Equipment Fund or the Canadian Diabetic Association would be gratefully appreciated.
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