Funeral services for Elizabeth "Liz" Keenan, 93 of Churchill Ave, Massena will be held Tuesday 12 noon, September 13, 2011, at the Church of the Sacred Heart with Rev. Donald J. Manfred presiding. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Massena. Friends and family are welcome to call Monday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
Elizabeth passed away Friday morning, Sept 9, 2011, at the St Regis Nursing Home where she had resided since March 2006.
Elizabeth is survived by a daughter, Ann of Massena; nieces and nephews, James Carroll, Rosemary Carroll Despaw, William Carroll, Mary Margaret Carroll, Mary Elizabeth Ford Rowand, Thomas Ford, James Ford, Jane Ford Calnon, Joan Ford Bush, several great and great- great nieces and nephews.
Elizabeth was born in Potsdam, December 4,1917, the daughter of Edward and Mary ( Hurley) McCormick. She was a graduate of Massena High School. Elizabeth married Arthur J.Keenan November 2, 1940 at the Church of Sacred Heart. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Sept 12, 1973.
She also was predeceased by sisters, Rita Ford, Margaret Carroll and a brother, Francis "Bud" McCormick; nephews, Timothy Carroll and Robert John Ford.
Elizabeth was the Office Manager at Fay Motors in Massena. She previously worked at Alcoa and at Helmer Motor Sales.
Elizabeth also served as Secretary-treasurer for the Massena Country Club.
She was a communicant of the Church of the Sacred Heart, a Eucharistic Minister, charter member and past president of the LCBA. For 55 years she was a member and past president- treasurer of the Massena Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and a member of the Massena Country Club .
At the family's request memorials may be given to Trinity Catholic Endowment or a charity of one's choice.
Online condolences to www.phillipsmemorial.com