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Rita Keegan

AGE: 82 • Manchester

Rita M. Keegan, 82 of Manchester died at home Wednesday September 6, 2017. Born in Wilkes Barre, PA, she attended Wilkes College and later resided in Brick Township from 1969 until 2000 when she moved to Leisure Knoll in Manchester. She was a school bus driver for the Brick Township Board of Education, retiring after 20 years of service. Rita was a terrific Mah-Jongg player, an avid reader, and card player. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and other challenging games, and especially enjoyed winters in Florida with Bill in their RV. Most of all, Rita loved being a Grandmother. Surviving are her husband, William E. Keegan, son James J. (Fran) McCormick Jr. of Garner, NC, daughters Kimberly (George) Dunbar of Medford, NJ and Tracy (Glen) Sills of Okeechobee, FL; 11 grandchildren: Jesse, Cory, Hunter, Lauren, Avery, Olivia, Kristine, Tara, Kevin, Liam and Rory, and great granddaughter, Sophia. Also surviving by marriage are William's children, son, William E. (Karen) Keegan Jr. and daughter, Helen Keegan. Rita is predeceased by her first husband, James J. McCormick. Visitation is Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM with Funeral Services at 8:30 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd, Manchester. Inurnment is Monday, September 18 at 11:30 AM at Brigadier General Wm C Doyle NJ Veteran's Cemetery, Arneytown. Please meet 11 AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Rita's name to the , 2310 RT #34 Suite 1 D, Manasquan, NJ 08736. For directions or to send online condolences, please visit our website at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Sept. 10, 2017
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