Keith Healey Sr. (64) of Hoboken, NJ, passed away early December 23, 2020, at his home.
Keith was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, and friend. Born December 18, 1956 in Greenpoint Brooklyn, New York to the late Greta Risdon Healey and William Healey, he played Little League baseball and swam on a Greenpoint neighborhood swim team. Keith retired after working as a driver for several companies and previous experience as a laborer in the Cement and Concrete Workers of NY, Local 20 Union. Keith was a kind and generous man who always made himself available to help those in need. He regularly volunteered at his church, St. Francis in Hoboken, and with the Homeless Outreach & Advocacy Program at Jan Hus Presbyterian Church in NYC.
Keith is survived by his wife, Donna Gearhardt Healey, his children, Leslie Healey-Kagan (Erica) and Keith Healey Jr. (Patty), grandchildren, Ana and Noah, and siblings, Mark Healey, Gail Keough, Roger Healey and Gordon Healey, and several nieces and nephews. He was also pre-deceased by his brother, William Brent Healey, and sisters, Greta Rose Healey and Linda Kulibaba.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to organizations providing assistance and support to the homeless, hungry, and others in need.
Visitation for Keith will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in Hoboken (Corner of Seventh & Washington Streets, Parking on Seventh). A Funeral Mass will be offered at 1:00 PM on the 31st at St. Francis Catholic Church in Hoboken (308 Jefferson St, Corner of Third and Jefferson Streets) Masks and social distancing will be required. The Funeral Mass will also be live-streamed on the St. Francis YouTube channel here.
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