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In loving memory of
Margaret C. Keenan
  • June 01, 1953
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  • August 21, 2021

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Margaret Catherine Keenan (Peggy) 68 of Ormond Beach, FL went home to the Lord on Saturday August 21, 2021 surrounded by loved ones. Peggy was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 1st, 1953 to James Frances Jacobs and Margaret May Jacobs (Strider).

Peggy was a devoted wife, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She attended St. Clements Catholic School and was a 1971 graduate of West Catholic Girls High School. She then married her soulmate the late Stephen Aloysius Keenan and began building a family together. She also led a successful career in customer service and retail, she loved interacting with people and had a deep sense of satisfaction for serving others. In her earlier years she enjoyed weekends at the lakes in South Philly, summer camping trips to Cape May, also strolling the boardwalk of Wildwood. She then moved to Florida where she enjoyed walks along the Halifax River, beach days, and watching her youngest children play. She especially enjoyed motorcycle riding with her husband. She also loved to sing when she thought no one was paying attention. In her later years, she adored the simpler things in life, like gardening, making the holidays extra special, cuddling with her fur babies Teanie and Chico, and spending as much time as she could with her large family. Peggy greatest achievement was her family whom she devoted her life and gave all of her love, unconditionally.

Peggy was predeceased in death by her loving husband of 50 years Stephen Aloysius Keenan, her parents: James and May Jacobs, Sisters: Eleanor Jacobs, Mary (Jacobs) Bierlein, Janice “Pam” Jacobs, and Rose Marie “Rosy” (Jacobs) Lane. Brothers: George Jacobs, Joseph “Bobby” Wycoff, and Half Brother: Lester “Mike” Robinson, Nephew: Darryl Scott, Mother and father in-law: Mary and Aloysius Keenan, Sister In-law: Marlene (Diehl) Keenan Brother In-laws: Patrick Keenan and Edward “Buddy” Knapp, and her fur babies: Gizmo and Chichi.

Peggy is survived by her children: Jeanette Keenan, Stephen Keenan, Dawn (Keenan) Cristinziani (Ben), Colleen Keenan, Dominic Keenan (Donna Nehme), and Stephanie Keenan (Eric Anderson). Her grandchildren: Clara Ramos, (Jeanette) Carissa Keenan and Alyssa Andrzejczyk (Stephen), Ben Jr and Nathaniel Cristinziani (Dawn), Amira, Alayah, and Caleb Keenan (Dominic), Cayden McGuildwin, Destiny and Avery Anderson, Wyatt Keenan, and Eric Gianni Anderson (Stephanie). Her great-grandchildren: Miranda and Avianna Copolka (Carissa), and Adriana Crews (Ben Jr). Her Sisters: Ellen “Celeste” (Jacobs) Billingsley (Bill) and Sandra “Sandy” Cerminaro (Joe). Her Nieces: Desiree Scott, Dana (Tobin) Reyes, Michele Jacobs, Margaret “Margie” (Brennan) Mott and Jodie Lynn Brennan, Adele (Billingsley) Becht and Celeste (Billingsley) Dougherty, Angela, Sandy, Jenifer, Ceminaro, and Christina (Ceminaro) Simone, Liz Ann Keenan, Robyn Jones and Samantha Keenan, Aylin and Rachel Keenan. Her Nephews: John Fuglio III, (Joanne) William “Billy Joe” Bierlein (Betty) and David Bierlein, James “Jimmy” and George Jacobs, Michael Tobin, Thomas Roberson and Michael Knapp, and Aj Keenan. Sister In-law: Mary (Keenan) Knapp, Brother In-laws: David (Betty Ann) Al and Robert Keenan. Including many great nieces and nephews, extended relatives and life long friends.

The memorial services will be held on Saturday September 18, 2021 beginning 6pm at Bailey Riverbridge Gardens located at 1 North Beach St Ormond Beach, FL 32174. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to Faith Baptist Church at 497 Flomich Street Daytona Beach, FL 32117.


Bailey Riverbridge Gardens
1 North Beach St Ormond Beach, FL 32174

Date & Time:
September 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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  1. Stephen Keenan lit a candle:
    16 Sep 2021
    Lit since September 16, 2021 at 9:02:24 PM

  2. Stephen Keenan lit a candle:
    16 Sep 2021
    Lit since September 16, 2021 at 9:00:26 PM

  3. Stephen Keenan says:
    16 Sep 2021
    Mom I miss you so much this is the worse birthday I ever had in my life losing you and Dad in 4 months of moving back here. I'm trying to be strong. I love you and dad so much and really missing you both right now. I'm trying to have a nice birthday today. Its hard right now. I love you Mom.

  4. Jeanette keenan says:
    09 Sep 2021
    Mom , I miss you more than words can say. Always on my mind you and Dad both are . I can not believe you are gone like I’m going to wake up here and your there next to me on the couch after having a few drinks and talking til 4 am , but I’m still talking to you . You raised us all to be strong and kind . I have so many wonderful memories in my heart and you both left us too soon we still had more to make I hope you are both resting without anymore pain just watching over all of us and I will love you both forever ..things will never be the same without you both . Til I see you in heaven I love you mommy

  5. Jeanette Keenan lit a candle:
    09 Sep 2021
    Lit since September 9, 2021 at 9:18:07 AM

  6. Rob lit a candle:
    06 Sep 2021
    Lit since September 6, 2021 at 9:02:17 PM

  7. Stephanie Keenan says:
    04 Sep 2021
    My sweet Mommy, I love and Miss you so much. I just can't believe your gone. There was so much I still needed you here for. You and daddy are my rock and my life just seems empty without my best friend and my go to lady. I wish I had more time with the both of you. I know God blessed me with the both of you and I am who I am bc of you 2. Thank you for being the best Mom a girl could ask for and teaching me the value of myself. Even thru my mistakes and my biggest downfall you never gave up on me. I love and miss you so much my Dear Mother. Xoxo

  8. Michele Jacobs lit a candle:
    01 Sep 2021
    Lit since September 1, 2021 at 9:29:40 PM

  9. Aloysius J Keenan lll lit a candle:
    31 Aug 2021
    Lit since August 31, 2021 at 8:07:13 AM

  10. Karen Wood lit a candle:
    31 Aug 2021
    Lit since August 31, 2021 at 8:34:49 AM

  11. Karen Wood says:
    31 Aug 2021
    Sweet Peggy. Miss our days so long ago at the 7 eleven. We always seemed to run into each other always a smile then went threw all the kids what they are doing and so forth Keenan family my heart goes out to you. Both parents in a matter of months. I can not imagine what your going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  12. Dominic Keenan lit a candle:
    31 Aug 2021
    Lit since August 31, 2021 at 8:31:25 AM

  13. Tammy West lit a candle:
    31 Aug 2021
    Lit since August 31, 2021 at 8:16:11 AM

  14. Aylin Keenan lit a candle:
    31 Aug 2021
    Lit since August 31, 2021 at 8:26:29 AM

  15. Stephanie Keenan lit a candle:
    31 Aug 2021
    Lit since August 31, 2021 at 8:43:51 AM

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