Constance Keefe
Sunday
8
March

Evening Visitation

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Helweg & Rowland Funeral Home, Inc.
1500 Old York Rd.
Abington, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
9
March

Visitation prior to Funeral Mass

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday, March 9, 2020
Our Lady Help Of Christians Church
1500 Marian Road
Abington, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
9
March

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Monday, March 9, 2020
Our Lady Help Of Christians Church
1500 Marian Road
Abington, Pennsylvania, United States

Interment

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Cheltenham Ave. And Easton Rd.
Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Constance A. Keefe

Constance Keefe, 74, formerly of Blue Bell, PA, died March 2, 2020 at the Meadowood Senior Living Facility in Worcester, PA. Born on November 11, 1945 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (McCardle) Keefe, who emigrated from Prince Edward Island, Canada, where Constance has hundreds of family members who stay in touch through family reunions, held every five years. Constance lived in Montgomery County, PA for many years before moving to the Meadowood Facility due to the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Connie is survived by two brothers, John Keefe and Robert Keefe and a brother-in-law, James Lynch. She was a loving aunt and positive role model to Daniel (Denise), David (Colleen), Dianne Krol (Joe), Deborah Murawski (Steve), Darren (Sara), Constance Mabli (James) and Brendan Lynch. Connie was great-aunt to 19 nieces and nephews and a great-great-aunt to one niece. She was predeceased by a brother, Daniel Keefe; a sister-in-law, Mary Lou (Faust) Keefe; a nephew, Douglas Keefe and a sister, Angela Lynch. Connie was a graduate of Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, and earned an MBA in Accounting from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and a Ph. D. in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Connie spent her career at Unisys Corporation, Blue Bell, PA as a senior software manager. After retiring from Unisys, Connie returned to school to complete her doctorate in education, hoping to pursue a second career in curriculum development. Prior to her diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's, Connie enjoyed reading, advocating for education, mentoring her nieces and nephews, relaxing at her beach house at the Jersey Shore, traveling with friends and family and attending family celebrations. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 4:30 – 6:30 PM, Helweg & Rowland Funeral Home, 1500 Old York Road, Abington, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Monday, March 9, 2020, Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 1500 Marian Road, Abington, where relatives and friends will be received from 9:00 AM until the time of the mass. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Constance's memory may be made to Penn Memory Center, 3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (please make checks payable to Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania) for on-line donations visit (www.pennmemorycenter.org/gifts)
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