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O'KEEFFE, Norma Marie (Denecke)

O'Keeffe - Norma Marie (nee Denecke)
Age 90, of St. Petersburg, FL, peacefully passed away on January 25, 2019 at Suncoast Hospice surrounded by her loving family. Norma was born on March 18, 1928 to Frederick and Wilette (Whitney) Denecke in Washington, DC. Norma was raised in East Aurora, NY and graduated from East Aurora High School. She attended Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia and upon graduation became a teacher in East Aurora, NY. In 1951 Norma married Timothy Francis O'Keeffe and moved to Hamburg, NY where they raised their four children, Timothy, Kristin, Sheila and Gregory. After Timothy Sr. passed away in 1977, Norma moved to St. Petersburg, FL. Left to honor Norma and remember her love are Norma's brother, Frederick Denecke; her four children: Timothy (Beverly) O'Keeffe, Kristin (Philip) Bensen, Sheila (Giuseppe) Tritto, Gregory (Linda) O'Keeffe; her seven grandchildren, Gregory Bensen, Courtney Bensen, Timothy O'Keeffe, Erin O'Keeffe, Whitney O'Keeffe, Colin O'Keeffe and Adrian Tritto; and numerous nieces and nephews who will greatly miss her. Guestbook online at

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