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James R. Keough, Jr.

Obituary for James R. Keough, Jr.

April 22, 1943 - November 17, 2019
Hanover, Massachusetts | Age 76

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James R. Keough, Jr, 76, of Hanover. died on November 17, 2019 after a brave battle with Alzheimer's. He was born on April 22, 1943, in Raymond, New Hampshire to the late James R. Keough, Sr. and Eleanor May (Spring) Keough. Jim was educated in Massachusetts and graduated from Hanover High School as a member of The Class of 1962.

Jim worked with the Sprinkler Fitters Union 550 before opening his own company, Safeguard Sprinklers Inc. Jim installed fire protection systems in businesses throughout the South Shore and Boston for 36 years.
Jim was a member of the Grand Lodge of Phoenix Masons of Hanover, Massachusetts. In his younger years, Jim had a special love for Mustang cars and his motorcycle.

Jim enjoyed long weekends in New Hampshire, deep sea fishing, spending time in his woodworking workshop, and watching the Red Sox. Jim volunteered with First Baptist Church of Hanover and would often visit ill church members. Jim especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Jim is survived by his devoted wife, Karen (Crowell) Keough, and children, Kevin Keough of Florida, Amy (Crowell) Morse of Abington, Paul Keough of Hull, Michael Keough of Sandwich, Peter Keough of Weymouth, Melinda (Keough) Milton of Pembroke.
Loving brother of Marilyn (Keough) Greenwood of Rhode Island, Richard Keough of Braintree, and David Keough of New Hampshire.
Jim was a devoted grandfather to Tina Marie Keough of Hanover. Papa will be dearly missed by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate his life on Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019, 10:00 AM at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hanover Center Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation in Jim's memory to Norwell Visiting Nurse and Hospice Association, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061, www.nvna.org.

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Rockland, MA 02370
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