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Columban Fr Francis J. Keaney RIP

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Fr FRANCIS J. KEANEY
4 November 1934 – 13 May  2018
Fr Frank Keaney was one of six children born to John Keaney and Nora Theresa Curristan Keaney. They lived in Immaculate Conception Parish, Winchester, MA, within the Archdiocese of Boston, USA. (The parish was suppressed in 2004).
Winchester Town Hall [Wikipedia]
The young Frank attended Noonan Public School, and later studied at Winchester Junior High School, Winchester High School, and Bentley College, Boston. As an adult, he worked in the accounting department of Revere Sugar Company, later renamed Domino Sugar.
When Frank decided that he wanted to become a priest he studiedat the School of St Philip Neri for delayed vocations in order to familiarize himself with Latin. He then entered the Columban seminary in Milton, MA in 1957.
Health issues centering on his thyroid gland resulted in the postponement of his ordination to the priesthood by six months. Hewas ordained in June 1966 at St Columbans Major Seminary, Milton, MA, with Jeremiah …