Joseph Keough Sr.
worked for General Motors
Joseph Keough Sr., 72, formerly of Warwick, passed away July 29, 2011 at Kindred Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Dorethea Keough of Tamarac, Fla.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the beloved son of the late Nancy (Hughes) Keough. Joseph worked for General Motors until his retirement in 1987. Joseph was a lifelong New York Yankees fan. He coached in the Warwick PAL/Babe Ruth baseball league. He was also a member at Seaview Country Club in Warwick.
He is survived by his children, Joseph Keough Jr. and his wife, Debra, of North Carolina, Donna Mello and her husband, Michael, of Warwick, Lori Letizia and her husband, Enzo, of Somers, N.Y., David Keough and his wife, Lara, of Alabaster, Ala., Susan Clift and her husband, Paul, of Warwick and Richard Keough and his wife, Lisa, of Port St. Lucie, Fla. Joseph is survived 20 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Anna Keough, his infant son, David Michael, and grandkids David and Joseph Letizia. He was the dear brother of Mark Keough of Pawtucket and the late Mary Birchall.
Services are private.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kraeer/Mason Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Tamarac.
Please make donations to Easter Seals of Birmingham (His grandson Riley is a beneficiary of this organization). Make checks out to Easter Seals of Birmingham and mail to David Keough, 1320 Arrowhead Trail, Alabaster, AL 35007. Visit www.legacy.com/guestbook/DignityMemorial/guestbook.aspx?n=joseph-keough&pid=152816588.