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  • Jessie (Begley) Keough

  • Jessie (Begley) Keough, 91, of St. Johnsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 21, 2013, at her home.

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  • Jessie (Begley) Keough, 91, of St. Johnsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 21, 2013, at her home.
    She was born June 27, 1921, in Little Falls, the daughter of the late Edward & Bertha (McCallister) Begley, and was a graduate of Little Falls High School, class of 1939.
    Her marriage to Arthur J. Keough, Jr., took place on April 18, 1942, at St. Mary’s Church in Little Falls by Reverend William Noonan. The couple shared a blessed union of 56 years until the passing of Arthur on April 28, 1998.
    Jessie was a member of the former St. Patrick’s Church in St. Johnsville and its Altar Rosary Society.
    She enjoyed her Tuesday card games with her friends.
    Survivors include her son, James Keough and wife, Sherrie, of St. Johnsville; three granddaughters, Lynnann Carroll and husband, John, of St. Johnsville, Tammy Weaver and husband, Chris, of St. Johnsville, and Holly Handy and husband, Chad, of St. Johnsville; nine great-grandchildren, Alex and Andrew Smith, Melanie, Emily and Samantha Weaver, and Isaiah, Isabel, Kayla and Elliana Handy; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
    She was predeceased by a son, Gary Arthur Keough, on January 9, 1953, and three brothers, John, Edward and James Begley.
    Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. from the Vincent A. Enea Funeral Service, 20 Bridge St., St. Johnsville, NY. Spring burial will take place at St. Johnsville Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home on Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 6 p.m. until the time of the services.
    All memorial contributions may be made to the St. Johnsville Volunteer Fire Department, 6 West Main St., St. Johnsville, NY 13452. To add to Jessie’s online memorial, please go to www.vincenteneafuneralservice.com on the Internet.
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