Helen E. Keoughan

September 14, 1927 ~ February 29, 2020 (age 92)


Helen E. Keoughan

    1927 – 2020

Helen Elizabeth Keoughan wife of the late Michael Louis “Bud” Keoughan of Miramichi passed away at the Losier Hall, Shannex on February 29, 2020.

Born in Barnaby River, NB, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Catherine A. (Casey) Brennan.  She was a retired R.N.A from both Hotel Dieu Hospital (Chatham) and Ottawa General.  She was a member of St. Michael’s Basilica and C.W.L.

She is survived by her sister, Frances McGaffey (Donald) of Windsor, ON; sister-in-law Connie Maher of Miramichi; 10 nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her parents, husband Michael Louis “Bud” Keoughan, one sister, Mary, five brothers: Thomas, Vincent, Edward, John and William, sister-in-law, Mary (Maise).

Visitation was held at Adams Funeral Home, 140 King St., Miramichi, on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Michael’s Basilica, Miramichi on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 11 am with Father Paul Doucet as Celebrant and Father John Keoughan as Co-Celebrant.  Music for the service was provided by Jackie Allain and the hymns were “Here I Am Lord”, “Amazing Grace”, “Ave Maria”, “Songs of the Angels” and the recessional hymn was “How Great Thou Art”.  The scripture readings were read by Joanie Jenkins and Colleen McGaffey and the Prayers of the Faithful was presented by Karen Fitzsimmons.

Pallbearers were Ken Jenkins, Bernard Brennan, William Brennan, Matthew Brennan, John Tenhaaf and Dan Keenan.  Interment will be held in St. Michael’s Cemetery later in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Michael’s Basilica Building Fund or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements were entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi, telephone (506) 773-3492 or messages of condolence may be sent online to

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