Josephine S. Keane, a life-long resident of Darien, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 23. She was 87.
Born on Sept. 2, 1932 in Darien, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Joseph Saverine, Sr. and Susie Vitti Saverine.
Josephine graduated Darien High School in 1950 and worked as an executive secretary for Exxon Chemical.
She is survived by a son Patrick M. Keane and his wife, Meyre, a daughter Mary-Jo Keane and a granddaughter Kelly Keane. She is also survived by two sisters, Phyllis Ryan and Vera DeVito; and a brother, Samuel J. Saverine, Jr., She was pre-deceased by Patsy, Frank, George and Albert.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 28 at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien.
Memorial donations may be made to At Home in Darien, 2 Renshaw Road, Darien, CT 06820.
— an obituary from Edward Lawrence Funeral Home