Deaths Death Notices
KEENAN, Edward L. "Ned"
KEENAN - Edward L. "Ned" March 6, 2015, in Deer Isle, Maine, to which he retired after a lifetime at Harvard University. He was a graduate of Orchard Park High school, Class of 1953. He specialty was Medieval Russian History. He was the Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus of History. He is survived by his wife Judith, his sons, Edward l. "Ted'' Keene III, Christopher and Nicholas; a fourth son Matthew predeceased him in death. Judith's daughter's Alice and Juliet and nine grandchildren; also surviving him are his brother Peter and sisters Kathleen Keenan-Takagi and Elizabeth Keenan; his first wife Joan G. Keenen died in 2012. Interment was held June 13, 2015 at Mt. Adam's Cemetery, Deer Isle, Maine. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Good Shepherd Food Bank, PO Box 1807, Auburn, Maine, 04211 or Blue Hill, Memorial Hospital, 57 Water St., Blue Hill, Main, 04614. Family and friends are invited to share reminisces and appreciation of Ned at J.P. Fitzgerald's, 4236 Clark St., Hamburg, NY on Monday, June 22nd from 5-8 PM.