Barbara A. (Parks) Keefe, 81, a longtime resident of Saxonville, died Friday March 15, 2019. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Warren G. & Beatrice (Langley) Parks, and the beloved wife of the late Robert M. Keefe.
Raised and educated in Ashland, Barbara settled in the Saxonville section of her hometown Framingham where she raised her family. She loved art, spent countless hours in her gardens on School St., and especially enjoyed time with her grandchildren.
Barbara is survived by her children, Deborah Kindl of Uxbridge, Richard Catani & his wife Shari of Freedom, NH, Robert Catani of Providence, RI, Karon Tombari & her husband Robert of Plymouth, and Stephen Keefe of Framingham, 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, her siblings, Richard Parks, Janet Brash, and Raymond Parks, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her cherished husband Robert, she was predeceased by her siblings, Robert, Philip & Eugene Parks.
Family and friends will honor and remember Barbara’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St. Framingham on Tuesday, March 19th from 5 – 7 P.M. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. George’s Church, 74 School St., Saxonville, on Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment will follow in St. Zepherin’s Cemetery, Cochituate.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in her name to: The Alzheimer’s Assoc., 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452, www.alz.org.
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