|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1932|
|Death: ||Sep. 15, 2004|
Saturday, September 25, 2004
Rosemary Keene, 72, of Marblehead, Mass., died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Salem Hospital.
She was born June 6, 1932, in Los Angeles, Calif., daughter of Rocco and Mary Haddad Basalone.
Keene was a graduate of Ramona Catholic High School and Immaculate Heart College in California. She was a teacher in California, Japan and Germany before moving to Massachusetts.
She earned master's degrees in remedial reading from Salem State College and in social work from Northeastern University. She was a counselor in Merrimack and a reading specialist and tutor in Marblehead. She was a social worker and taught courses at Northshore Employment Training from 1981 to 1995.
Keene was a communicant of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church and a eucharistic minister. She was a member of the Franciscan Order in Lynn and a Franciscan Prefect.
Survivors include children, Rebecca Larson of Marblehead, Gerry Keene of Cape Girardeau, Mark Keene of Salem; and five grandchildren.
Funeral Mass was held Sept. 20 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church. Burial was in Waterside Cemetery.
Eustis-Cornell Funeral Home in Marblehead was in charge of arrangements.
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Mar 31, 2007
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