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“We have wonderful memories of Doris, a gracious, lovely lady. We will miss her smile, her laugh, and her friendship. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Peg and Jerry Hudson - FL

“Dear Paul and Dave -Very sorry to learn of your mom's passing.I just want you to know that I am thinking of you and your entire family.take care -...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Clark - Waltham, MA - Friend

“My condolences to the Keane Family. Mrs. Keane always greeted me with a great smile and a warm welcome every time I spoke with her. She was truly a...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: John Qualters - Waltham, MA

“To the Keane Families,Both Bill and I were saddened to hear of the loss of your loving mother. She was an amazing woman who will be missed by so many...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Renee Aucoin - Burlington, MA

“Our deepest condolences to Paul and David and their families. May She RIP Bill & Linda Keefe ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Keefe - North Billerica, MA

“Doris and family, and then her parents were our neighbors on Hammer St. in Waltham. I was about 10 but I remember that she and my mother would talk...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara Donahue McCarthy - TX

“Growing up, Doris was our family's second mother.She was a special lady and she will be greatly missed. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Dan & Linda Arnold - The Villages, FL

Mrs. Doris E. (LeMay) Keane, of Canton, formerly of Waltham, West Yarmouth and North Easton, died Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Good Samaritan Hospital with her family at her side. She was 92.

Doris was born on September 8, 1928 in Newark, New Jersey a daughter of the late Raymond J. and Isabelle (McDonald) LeMay. Raised in Waltham she graduated from Waltham High School with the class of 1946. She married Edward J. Keane on October 29, 1950 in Saint Mary's Church. They made Waltham their home for many years before moving to West Yarmouth and later North Easton in 2014. Her husband, Ed died May 19, 2008.

In earlier years she worked as a waitress at The Chateau Restaurant and then as a bookkeeper for over 25 years at Acton Metal Processing before retiring in 1991.

While living on the Cape she was a longtime volunteer at the Hyannis Food Pantry and was a member of Saint Francis Xavier Church.

She leaves her sons, Paul E. Keane (Patricia) of Glen, New Hampshire and David R. Keane (Paula) of South Easton; her grandchildren, Jeffrey Keane (Kim) of Attleborough, Stephen Keane (Lauren) of Framingham, Erica Paparazzo (Anthony) of Scituate and Bryan Keane (Alexandra) of Johnston, Rhode Island; her great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Emma and Anthony; a niece, Janice Lally and a close family friend, Kathy Picariello.

Family and friends will honor and remember Doris's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Wednesday, May 26th from 4 to 7 p.m. and again at 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Jude's Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorials in her name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 209 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, Massachusetts 02452 or The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, P.O. Box 414238, Boston, Massachusetts 02241-4238.

Upcoming Funeral Services

Mount Feake Cemetery

203 Prospect Street Waltham, MA 02453