Patricia Keefe passed away on October 16, 2021. Pat was born March 17, 1930 and was the daughter of Karin (Hokansson) and Garrett Vandemark of Garrison, NY. She was valedictorian of her Haldane High School class.
Her husband of 71 years, Lawrence, passed away on March 15, 2021.
She was employed as a bookkeeper for a local clothing manufacturer. Later in life, she did bookkeeping for her husband’s appliance & tv store in Verplanck. In her younger years, she enjoyed sewing, knitting, and traveling and later playing cards, scrabble and mahjong and always enjoyed her family and friends. Pat was a member of the Verplanck, Nor-Cort and Cortlandt Senior Clubs. She always said “we have to enjoy each day,” and she did.
She is survived by her son Lawrence (Arline) Keefe, her daughter Patricia (James) Saizan, grandchildren Michael (Angela) Keefe, Meghan (Michael) Sprague, Sean Saizan, and great granddaughter Aria Keefe. Brothers Ben and Al Vandemark and her sister Rita Thompson predeceased her.
Funeral arrangements are by O’Mara and Carpentieri Funeral Home. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Church, Verplanck, NY, at 10 am on Friday October 22, 2021 and burial at St. Patrick’s Cemetery following.
O'MARA & CARPENTIERI FUNERAL HOME
Verplanck, New York 10596
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