Leslie C. Keefe, 83, of Apple Valley Drive, Peru, passed in peace on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the UVM Health Network, CVPH, Plattsburgh.
He was born in Hartford, CT., on October 23, 1935, the son of Herbert and Eleanor (Caldwell) Keefe.
Les married Nancy L. Bennett on January 2, 1987 and subsequently held Nancy’s family as his own. He retired in 1992 from Pratt & Whitney, in East Hartford, CT after 35 plus years of employment as a mechanic.
After Nancy’s passing in 2008, he continued to remain the quiet patriarch of her remaining family. He later met his partner and companion Mary Seymour. He not only embraced Mary, but her family as his own until his passing.
His capacity to love was unlimited. He was a modest and humble man with a large heart.
Survivors include his companion, Mary Seymour and her daughters Jennie (Favreau) Coger and her husband Anthony Coger, Shannon (Favreau) Brown and her fiancé Kris Duncan with her children Jordan-Ann, Scott and Dylan; and son Shawn Favreau with his wife Juli (Peacock) Favreau with their children, Krystyn and Caeden. Leslie’s son, David B. Glidden and grandson, Tyler Keefe Glidden and his partner, Nicole Shorette; his daughter Jeanette (Glidden) Breault and her partner James Perry as well as grandchildren Marcy-Lee (Breault) Printy and Joshua Caldwell Breault and his great grandchildren; Daniel and Nancy Breault.
In addition to his parents, Leslie was predeceased by his wife, Nancy (Bennett) Keefe; his sister Beverly (Keefe) Brown and daughter in law, Lisa (Pappanikou) Glidden
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday March 15, 2019, at 10 AM, at St. Augustine’s Church, 3035 Main Street, Peru, with the Rev. Alan D. Shnob, celebrating. Burial will be in the spring.
Immediately following the Mass, a celebratory luncheon in memory of Leslie’s life will be held in the hall adjacent to St Augustine’s Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Leslie C. Keefe may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 518-643-9055.