2010-09-24 / Obits

Marietta Keenan

Telephone Operator

Marietta Keenan, 88, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died September 10.

Keenan was born on June 8, 1922 in Far Rockaway. She worked for New York Telephone Company as an operator.

Keenan was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob Von Weisenstein and Marietta Frizzell; husband, Thomas A. Keenan; and brother, William Von Weinsenstein.

She is survived by her children, Carol (Din) Cahill, Ellen (Bob) McNamara and Diane (Jim) Ferguson; siblings, Suzanne Swanson and Patty Von Weisenstein; grandchildren, Danny and Kristen Cahill, Bobby and Ashley McNamara, and Jimmy and Christopher Ferguson; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Newcomer Cannon Funeral Home, Albany, New York. A funeral mass took place at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Beach on September 15. Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.

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