Theresa Marie Keene
FUNERAL HOME
E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home - Cleveland
2165 E. 89th St
Cleveland, OH
(nee Watson) passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 21, 2021, while in the care of Menorah Park. She is survived by daughter, Michella Peck of New York, NY; son, Eric Douglas Keene of Chicago, IL; and daughter, Kyera Keenne-Pumphrey (Willis) of Clearwater, FL.

A native Clevelander, Theresa is perhaps best remembered for her tenure with the Shaker Heights City School District. For 40+ years, "Mrs. Keene" shepherded generations of young Shakerites through their introductory and continuing experiences with libraries. She began as a Library Assistant at Woodbury Junior High School, and retired from the District while at Lomond Elementary School.

Theresa was an enthusiast of the arts, particularly musical theater. She celebrated her 80th birthday amongst family and friends with a long weekend in New York, taking in multiple shows, including Moulin Rouge! She notably attended Hamilton twice, on Broadway AND at Playhouse Square.

Theresa's love of the arts was matched by her love of animals. These "critters," including dogs, cats, and birds of her own (and her daughters!), brought lasting joy and enrichment to her life. Memorial Services to be scheduled for after the New Year.

In memory of Theresa, we suggest donations to Theresa's Gift at: http://support.bestfriends.org/goto/theresasgift

Additional information can be found at: https://www.efboyd.com/obituary/Theresa-Keene
Published by The Plain Dealer from Nov. 26 to Nov. 28, 2021.
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I remember Theresa´s welcoming smile. I could always go to her for support with my students. You will truly be missed a friend a colleague.
Theodosia Husband
November 30, 2021
I was so sorry to learn of Theresa's passing. We worked together at Lomond for many years. We retired together a couple years ago. Theresa loved movies and we always discussed the latest independent films at The Cedar Lee. She was lovely to work with. She will be greatly missed.
Marci Cohen
Work
November 29, 2021
I am sorry to hear of Theresa´s passing and hold her and all the family in my heart.
Ruette aka Penny Watson
November 27, 2021
I worked with Theresa for many, many years in Shaker's school libraries. I was a substitute, and Theresa was a delight to work with. We always enjoyed our time together.
Sandy Jones
November 27, 2021
My deepest heartfelt sympathy to you, Michella..& to your brother & sister. Much love, Suzanne
SUZANNE HOFFER
Friend
November 26, 2021
Sincere condolences to Michella...and siblings.
SUZANNE HOFFER
Family
November 26, 2021
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