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Edmund J. Keyes

January 6, 2019
Edmund J. Keyes
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Edumnd J. Keyes died peacefully at home on January 6th, 2019 surrounded by his loving familyin Morristown, New Jersey at the age of 85.

Edmund is survived by his loving wife Bonnie, son Thomas J. Keyes (Diane) of Parsippany, daughter Theresa (Arthur) Frenzel of Parsippany, daughter Kathleen (Steven) Turkot of Mountain Lakes, stepson David (Brenda) Ferguson of Parsippany, and stepdaughter Kathy Noble of Morristown. He is further survived by brothers Vincent, Gerald Pat, and Adrian Keyes and sisters Mary, Ann Keyes and Theresa Holtz as well as twelve grandchildred: Stacey, Joseph, Kyle, Tommy, Albert, Erin, Christian, Patrick, Sarah, Riley, Tyler and Kelly and six great grandchildren: Brady, Ellie, Gavin, Oliver Adalynn and Theodore. He is predeceased by his first wife Ruth. Also predeceasing him are his brothers Artie, Jerome, Thomas and Richard, and sister, Josephine Ferrer.

Edmund was born on June 21st, 1933 inMorristown, NJ to Thomas and Mary Keyes nee Dundas. After attending Morristown High School he enlisted in the US Navy and was honorably discharged in April, 1954. Edmund was a Detective Lieutenant on the Morristown Police department before retiring in June of 1983. After retirement he worked as a Bail Bondsman for Kamm Bail Bonds for over ten years. He enjoyed travel in his retirement and spent time with his relatives in Ireland and siblings in Florida.

Edmund was a member of several fraternal organizations including the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, the American legion, and The Elks. He was also a Past President of the Police Benevolent Association. He was a parishioner of the Assumption Church, Morristown.

The wake will be on Thursday January 10th 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Doyle’s Funeral Home, 106 Maple Ave, Morristown NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Friday, January 11th 10:00 am at Church of the Assumption, 91 Maple Avenue, Morristown NJ.

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4:00 PM 1/10/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/10/2019 8:00:00 PM
Doyle Funeral Home

106 Maple Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960

Doyle Funeral Home
106 Maple Ave. Morristown 07960 NJ
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 1/11/2019 10:00:00 AM
Church of the Assumption

91 Maple Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960

Church of the Assumption
91 Maple Ave Morristown 07960 NJ
United States

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