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Robert T O'Keefe

Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Death 12 May 2012 (aged 80–81)
Barnegat, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Manahawkin, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 140270399 · View Source
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Robert T. O'Keefe, 81, of Barnegat, passed Saturday, May 12, 2012. Born and raised in Jersey City to his late parents, Timothy and Edna (Hart) O'Keefe, he is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He retired as Chief from Rahway State Prison and the Avenel Diagnostic Center and went on to enjoy working as a dealer for Bally's Casino in Atlantic City. Formerly of South Plainfield, where he was a coach and umpire for Little League, he moved to Long Beach Island and later Barnegat, where he served as an usher for St. Mary's Church and was a member of the K of C, Annunciation Council. Robert was also a member of the BPOE, Lodge 2340, Manahawkin.

Predeceased by his cherished son, Robert M. O'Keefe, his brother, Donald and wife Elizabeth, his sister, Marian Rauth, he is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Joan H. (Morley); brother-in-law, Frank Rauth and many nieces and nephews.

Viewing from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday May 17, 2012 at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave., Barnegat. Mass offered 10 a.m. Friday, May 18 at St. Mary's Church, Barnegat. Interment St. Mary's Cem., Manahawkin. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent dePaul Society, C/O St. Mary's Church, PO Box 609, Barnegat, NJ 08005 appreciated.




  • Created by: Bob Spalding
  • Added: 20 Dec 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 140270399
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert T O'Keefe (1931–12 May 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 140270399, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Manahawkin, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Bob Spalding (contributor 47756429) .