Margaret J. Keene


FARMINGTON – Margaret J. Keene, 77, of Phillips passed away on Wedbesday, May 17, at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and Living Center.

She was born on Jan. 14, 1929, in Auburn, the daughter of Francis and Elizabeth (Driscoll) Collins. She attended Auburn schools and then married Donald A. Keene on Nov. 4, 1945, in Lewiston.

She worked at different shoe shops around the Lewiston and Auburn area throughout her working years.

Margaret spent a lot of time doing word puzzles and enjoyed watching the birds she fed outside her window. She was an incredible grandmother, who was very involved and always there. Her wonderful sense of humor was enjoyed and will be sadly missed by everyone around her.

She is survived by two sons, Russell Keene of Saco and Mark Keene and his wife, Shelley, of Phillips; seven grandchildren, Chris, Stephenson, Michael, Jacqueline, Joseph, Jennifer and Joshua; three great-grandchildren, Matthew, Sarah and Alyssa; one sister, Mary Ann Jackman of Hebron; and one brother, John Collins of Greene.

She was predeceased by her husband, Donald, of 50 years; and one granddaughter, Summer Keene.