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Andrew K. Keir

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Andrew K. Keir Obituary

Andrew "Andy" K. Keir, 86, beloved husband of Alice Angelo of Agawam, MA, passed away peacefully on Friday (August 1, 2014) at Heritage Hall, Agawam. He was born in Springfield, MA on March 21, 1928 son of the late Andrew K. and Anna M. (Laing) Keir. He was raised and educated in Enfield, CT, eventually receiving an MBA from the University of Hartford. As a young man, he worked as an accounting clerk at Bigelow Sanford in Enfield. During the Korean War, he was stationed in Watertown, NY as a member of the Military Police. Upon receiving his honorable discharge, he resumed his financial career as corporate comptroller at various manufacturing companies. Andy relished playing the game of baseball, especially pitching for Bigelow. He continued to share his passion for the game by coaching Little League in Enfield and Suffield. He enjoyed golfing, cooking and baking for family and friends and was an ardent Red Sox fan. In addition to his wife, Alice, he leaves three children by his first marriage: daughter Samantha Loud of Sedro Woolley, WA, daughter Andrea Schlakman and her husband, Robert, of Sharon, MA, son Drew Keir and his wife, Diana, of N. Granby, CT; he also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren Allison, Kyle, Sam and Daniel. In addition to his parents, brother and sister, he was predeceased by son Christopher Loud, grandson Sean Loud and nephews Kenneth "Kenny" King, Jr. and Robert "Bobby" King. He will be missed by friends Father Tony Bruno and Virginia McCormick as well as his nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. St. Patrick Church, 64 Pearl St., Enfield. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Patrick, King Street, Enfield. His family will receive friends on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a . For online expressions of sympathy, please visit us at www.leetestevens.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 3, 2014
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