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KEELEY, Jill - A resident of Markham for over 45 years, peacefully passed away at home on the night of June 27, 2014 from heart failure following a lengthy illness. Affectionately called Jill, matching up with her twin brother Jack (deceased), her christened name was Carol Jane. Born to Murray Boulton and Thora Storm in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she is survived by her sister Ann Jenkins (London, Ontario). Jill was married to Roger for over 55 years and passed away at age 75. Often called the "Hat Lady", Jill had exquisite taste for fashion and decorating. An international traveller, she covered over 20 foreign countries. A terrific mom to five wonderful and happy children: Pamm Nolan (Glen Nolan) (deceased), Michelle Keeley (Jim Drohan) in Toronto, Chris Keeley (Kim Morgan) in Unionville, Tracey Keeley Opyc (Dean Opyc) in Kitchener and Todd Keeley (David Bitran) in New York. She was a fantastic listener, who always had an available word of wisdom. She truly loved family and laughter. Jill had the privilege of chairing the Board of St. Andrew's United Church in Markham, in her healthier days. Loving "Nana" to Ben Nolan, Gavin and Blake Drohan, Meghan and Nolan Keeley and Hailey and Hayden Opyc. A rainbow shines in our lives today. Resting at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main Street, Markham. Visitation Monday, July 7th from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Service on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations forwarded to the Markham- Stouffville Hospital.

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166 Main Street North
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Published in the Toronto Star on July 2, 2014