Birches-Roy Funeral Home
33 South St
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-3080
More Obituaries for James Keefner
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

James Keefner Sr.

1939 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
James Keefner Sr. Obituary
James Keefner Sr.

1939 - 2016 James Keefner Sr., 76 of Great Barrington died Wednesday October 5, 2016 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. James was born in Housatonic on November 13, 1939 son of Benjamin and Dora (Race) Keefner. James worked for John B. Hull as an oil burner technician for 30 years. He was a handiman and master of all trades. He built his home in 1964. James also enjoyed hunting and fishing. James is survived by his loving wife and soul-mate of 57 years, Viola "Pat" (Hankey) Keefner, one son, James "Mike" Keefner Jr. and his wife Jan of Hillsdale NY, one daughter, Cynthia Keefner of East Canaan CT, two brothers, Donald Keefner and his wife Diane of Lee and Tom Keefner and his wife Pat of Great Barrington, one sister, Helen Hankey of Great Barrington, two grandchildren, Whitney and Kayla and one great grandson, Kamdin. James was predeceased by one son, Wayne Keefner, four brothers, Harold, Joseph, Clifford and Dave Keefner, one sister, Eleanor Hamling and one granddaughter, Tricia. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service for James Keefner Sr. will be held on Saturday October 8 at 11:00 AM at Elmwood Cemetery in Great Barrington. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in James' memory may be made to the in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Oct. 6, 2016
Read More