James A. Keegan Jr. 67, of River Rd. passed away on November 22, 2021 at Milford Regional Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Becky (Carpentier) Keegan. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Margaret (Wojcik) Keegan of Blackstone, MA and the late James A. Keegan Sr. Jim was the maintenance director for the Blackstone Housing Authority for the past five years. He previously worked for The Stadium Theater also as maintenance director and was the owner and operator of CK General Contruction for many years. Jim, along with his wife Becky, were active in the youth and adult CYO programs for many years. Jim was a member of the Knights of Columbus, North Smithfield Council.
Besides his wife he is survived by his daughters, Sheramy Turcotte and her husband Neil, and Kelly St. Gelais and her husband Rob all of Millville; sons, Christopher J. Keegan and his wife Jennifer of Valdosta, GA, and Kory Keegan and his wife Shanna of Thompson, CT; and a sister Peggy Keegan of Blackstone, MA. He was also the devoted grandfather to twenty three grandchildren, Simon, Keegan, Ezra, and Baylen Turcotte, Andrew, Benjamin, Zofia, Nathan, Julia, Max, Anna, Adrian, Jude, Lucia, and Charlie St. Gelais, Brigid, Thomas, Declan, and Samuel Keegan, and Lacie, Brighton, Maggie, and Camilla Keegan.
His funeral will be held Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 9:00 AM from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St., Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Agatha’s Church, Joffre Ave. Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery in Blackstone. Visiting hours are Friday, November 26, 2021, from 4-7 PM.
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