John D. O'Keefe, Esq.

  • Born: November 2, 1927
  • Died: October 14, 2017
  • Location: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Donohue Funeral Homes, Inc.

8401 W Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Tel. (610) 449-0300

Tribute & Message From The Family

Beloved Husband, Loving Father, Grandfather and Brother

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to John by adding your memories and photos.

John D. O'Keefe, Esq., age 89, of Bala Cynwyd, PA, formerly of Havertown, PA passed away on October 14, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late John Patrick and Frances O'Keefe (nee Boyle).

John was a proud 1945 graduate of West Catholic Boys High School. He received his undergraduate degree from St. Joseph University in 1950, his Juris Doctor degree from Temple University and his LLM (Master's in Taxation Law) from New York University.

John was an avid golfer and was a member of Llanerch Country Club for over 40 years.

John is survived by his beloved wife, Eileen Patricia O'Keefe (nee King), his loving children Kathie Schafer (John), Jane A. O'Keefe, Suzanne A. Chupein (John), Patricia A. O'Keefe and J. Patrick O'Keefe (Julie), his grandchildren Kendra, Connor, MacKenzie, Riley, Molly, Lily, Mia and Jackson and his sister, Peggy Gasmire.

Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Thursday, October 19, 2017 9:15-10:20 AM St. Bernadette Church, 1035 Turner Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA and to his Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA.


Condolence & Memory Journal

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Posted by Marg    November 03, 2017

John was my favorite for a long time. Hugs and prayers, Pam from Urology

Posted by A friend   October 23, 2017

With deep sympathy at the loss of your dear love one,may you find comfort through your memories. 1john God is love.

Posted by A friend   October 19, 2017


Kathie (The Schafers) and O'Keefe family, we're sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this heartfelt time. The Morales Family

Posted by Ted & Nina Morales - Austin, TX - Friend   October 17, 2017

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