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Eugene Keyes

1935 - 2013 PITTSFIELD Eugene "Gene" Keyes, 77, of Pittsfield, died Wednesday May 8, 2013, at home with his wife at his side.

Born in Pittsfield on Aug. 1, 1935, the son of William and Ethel (Bissel) Keyes, Gene attended local schools.

He worked for General Electric for many years.

Gene was an avid aviation enthusiast, enjoyed carpentry, driving and classic cars.

Gene was predeceased by his son, Michael J. Angelo; by a brother, John S. Keyes, and by a sister, Shirley Granbois.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Jeanne Strack and her husband, Karl, of Warne, N.C., Kathleen Persson and her husband, Donald, of Palm Beach, Fla., and Susan Angelo-Pensivy and her husband, Michael, of Middlefield; a brother, William Keyes and his wife, Patricia, of Pittsfield, and a twin sister, Jane Main and her husband, Allen, of Pittsfield. Gene will also be missed by his two grandsons and seven granddaughters, and many nieces and nephews.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, May 13, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, 414 North St., by Msgr. Michael Shershanovich. Burial will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery. A calling hour will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 13, at DEVANNY-CONDRON FUNERAL HOME, 40 Maplewood Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Eugene's memory to Hospice Care in the Berkshires, the Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter or Berkshire Humane Society, in care of the funeral home. Please visit www.devanny-condron.com to leave messages of condolence for the family.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 11, 2013
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