In memory of
Katherine Taffy McKeon
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In memory of
Katherine Taffy McKeon
Katherine "Taffy" McKeon Katherine "Taffy" McKeon, 75, passed away on Feb. 9, 2019, while residing in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Taffy was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Earle and Mary "Ruth" (McMeekin) Toye. She graduated from Bellevue High School and obtained a degree from Westminster College. She taught biology and was married to Jack Kleeh before he passed away. Taffy later married Bruce McKeon and had two girls, Pamela and Tara McKeon. Taffy spent several years in Connecticut and Rochester where she raised her girls Pam and Tara; and enjoyed biking, sailing, playing tennis, running, gardening and sewing clubs and her lifelong love of photography. After obtaining her master's degree in education from Nazareth College, she held positions at Nazareth College, Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester. Taffy moved to Kensington, Md., near her daughter and grandchildren. She worked in the Dahlgren Memorial Library at Georgetown University in the medical center and retired after 14 years. Taffy relocated to California after retirement to live with her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren. Taffy was preceded in death by her parents, Earle and Ruth Toye; and sister, Mary "Mimi" Kubicek. She is survived by her daughters, Pamela McKeon Cruse (Kenneth) and Tara McKeon Bolduc (Timothy); granddaughters, Kyla, Kate, Peyton and Paige Cruse; and grandsons, Connor and Gavin Bolduc; as well as her siblings, James Toye and Nancy Beauregard; and ex-husband, Bruce McKeon. A memorial service was held on Thursday, February 21, at 12:30 p.m. at Allegheny County Memorial Park in Allison Park, Pa. A luncheon followed at a local restaurant in the Pittsburgh, Pa. area. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Taffy's name to the Brain Science Foundation. Online contributions can be made at www.brainsciencefoundation.org . The family is so grateful for all the family, friends and caregivers who were instrumental in Taffy's comfort, including Care Choice Hospice. Condolences may be sent to www.oconnormortuary.com .
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In memory of
Katherine Taffy McKeon
Katherine "Taffy" McKeon Katherine "Taffy" McKeon, 75, passed away on Feb. 9, 2019, while residing in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Taffy was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Earle and Mary "Ruth" (McMeekin) Toye. She graduated from Bellevue High School and obtained a degree from Westminster College. She taught biology and was married to Jack Kleeh before he passed away. Taffy later married Bruce McKeon and had two girls, Pamela and Tara McKeon. Taffy spent several years in Connecticut and Rochester where she raised her girls Pam and Tara; and enjoyed biking, sailing, playing tennis, running, gardening and sewing clubs and her lifelong love of photography. After obtaining her master's degree in education from Nazareth College, she held positions at Nazareth College, Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester. Taffy moved to Kensington, Md., near her daughter and grandchildren. She worked in the Dahlgren Memorial Library at Georgetown University in the medical center and retired after 14 years. Taffy relocated to California after retirement to live with her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren. Taffy was preceded in death by her parents, Earle and Ruth Toye; and sister, Mary "Mimi" Kubicek. She is survived by her daughters, Pamela McKeon Cruse (Kenneth) and Tara McKeon Bolduc (Timothy); granddaughters, Kyla, Kate, Peyton and Paige Cruse; and grandsons, Connor and Gavin Bolduc; as well as her siblings, James Toye and Nancy Beauregard; and ex-husband, Bruce McKeon. A memorial service was held on Thursday, February 21, at 12:30 p.m. at Allegheny County Memorial Park in Allison Park, Pa. A luncheon followed at a local restaurant in the Pittsburgh, Pa. area. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Taffy's name to the Brain Science Foundation. Online contributions can be made at www.brainsciencefoundation.org . The family is so grateful for all the family, friends and caregivers who were instrumental in Taffy's comfort, including Care Choice Hospice. Condolences may be sent to www.oconnormortuary.com .
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25301 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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