Posted on Friday, 20th September 2013 | Quincy
Grace S. (Marella) Keaveny, 64, of Salem, NH died suddenly Thursday, Sept. 19th at her Salem Residence.
Grace was born and educated in Quincy, MA the daughter of the late Assunta (Papia) and John P. Marella. She graduated from Quincy Hospital School of Nursing and Mercy College, earning her master’s degree in nursing at Mass General Hospital. Grace worked as a Nurse Practitioner at Evercare, assigned to the D’Youville Nursing Home in Lowell, MA. Grace was a member of Mary Queen of Peace Church in Salem. She enjoyed knitting, puzzles, reading, her grandchildren, and traveling to Europe with her husband.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 41 years Brian Keaveny of Salem, NH
Susan Keaveny of London, England
David Keaveny and his wife Bryn Erin of Portsmouth, NH; and their daughter Keira
Theresa Bell and her husband Ryan of Mesa, AZ, and their two daughters Lila and Kenzy.
Sisters, Marie Ward and her husband Kier of Weymouth, MA, and Angela Kemp and her husband Alan of Middleboro, MA
Loving nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Monday Sept. 23rd from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, NH.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:30 AM at Mary Queen of Peace in Salem. Burial will be in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, MA.
Memorial contributions in Grace’s name may be made to D’Youville Nursing Home, 981 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854.