James Keane, Jr.

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May 29, 1939 - July 13, 2016

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. at Church of the Messiah


Friday, July 22, 2016 10 a.m. Church of the Messiah United Methodist


Private Interment


James J. “Jim” Keane, Jr., age 77, of Westerville, OH, passed away July 13, 2016. Retired Electrical Engineer from Commonwealth Electric of MA and formerly employed by AEP Ohio. Born in Queens, NY. Graduate of New York University with a BEEE. U.S. Air Force veteran. Member of Church of the Messiah United Methodist and Searchers Sunday School class, Westerville Lions Club and Romeos Dinner Group. An avid golfer and member of 2 golf leagues. Survived by his wife of 47 years, Phylis; daughter, Kelly (Matt) Rieser of Lewis Center; son, James J. (Aimee) Keane, III of Milton, Ga; grandchildren, Emily and Cailyn Rieser; and Hunter Keane; brothers, Richard (Diane) and Donald Keane; sister, Marie Urbanski; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Marilyn (Duane) Stephens, Gwendolyn (LaRue) Maynard and Ronald (Janet) Cole; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, James and Leida Keane, Sr., brother, Edward and brother-in-law, Ramon Cole. Friends may call at Church of the Messiah, 51 N. State Street, Westerville, Thursday 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. where service will be held Friday at 10 a.m., Rev. Jim Wilson, officiating. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society in memory of Jim (specify Lung Cancer) or Westerville Lions Club. Arrangements by MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, Westerville, OH.


Bob and Elly Murphy - Jul 24, 2016

JIm was a great guy but even. Better husband,father andgrandfather. so easy going we will miss him greatly

Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC - Jul 20, 2016

God Bless and Thank YOU, Jim for your service in The United States Air Force… And Semper Fi.
“The Eagle Has Landed”

jack corbett - Jul 18, 2016

Sad to learn about Jim. Worked with him at AEP for many years. Always enjoyed his company and found him to be sincere and a gentleman. My best to the family………… jack corbett

Marlene Deringer - Jul 17, 2016

So sad to hear the news – wonderful memories of our connections through our kids and Messiah. Thinking about your family during this very difficult time.
Love, Marlene

Gary & Debby Thompson - Jul 17, 2016

Our most sincere condolences to the Keane family. Jim was a good neighbor, a good softball player, and a friend. He will be missed by many.

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