BUCKSPORT – Keith S. Neddeau, 77, of Bucksport passed away on January 8, 2015 in Bangor surrounded by family after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on October 10, 1937 in Princeton, the son of the late Victor and Gladys Neddeau.
Keith attended schools in Princeton. He served three years in the National Guard followed by three years in the US Army and was honorably discharged. He married his wife of 54 years, Marilyn Foley, in 1960.
He was employed for 33 years in the Bucksport paper mill, retiring in 1999. Family was very important to him and he cherished his time with them.
He was previously deceased by his parents, daughter Kelli Rae, brother Larry, mother-in- law Marjorie, brother-in-law Lloyd and niece Wendy, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Keith is survived by his wife Marilyn, daughter Kathy and daughter-in-law Diana, daughter Becki and her husband Michael, son Todd, brother Dennis and his wife Jean, sisters-in-law Ann, Ethel & Patricia, grandsons Ben and Ethan, several nieces and nephews, several cousins, and best friends Gaynor and Terry.
Special thanks to Dr Andreescu, Jan Pilotte, Theresa Mooney, the infusion room staff and Bucksport Ambulance.
A celebration of life will be held at the Elm St Congregational Church on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 1:00p.m. followed by refreshments and a social gathering in Brown Hall. A committal will be held in the spring at the Veteran’s Cemetery 163 Mt. Vernon Road in Augusta.
Donations can be sent in Keith’s memory to Sarah’s House, C/O EMHS Foundation, PO Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-9809. www.sarahshouseofmaine.org. Friends and family may share their memories and condolences and view a more detailed obituary by visiting www.ripostafh.com