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McKEON, Robert E., of Braintree, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2021 at the age of 83. Robert was born in Dorchester to the late Coleman and Delia (Flaherty) McKeon. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Bob went on to raise two wonderful daughters and retired from the United States Postal Service after 36 years of service as a letter carrier. He enjoyed ballroom dancing, the Sunday paper with a strong cup of coffee, and was an avid Patriots fan. His grandchildren were the light of his life; he was immensely proud of all of their accomplishments and treasured the time they spent together. Devoted father of Theresa Sorrentino and her husband Tom of Burlington and Karen Mariani and her husband Robert of Weymouth. Loving Grampy to Alexandra Sorrentino, Nicholas Mariani and the late Robert Sorrentino. Devoted brother of Mary Ludden of Hamiliton, Barbara McKeon of Quincy, the late Francis McKeon, Thomas McKeon, John McKeon and Carol Battista. Bob is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 4th at 12:00 PM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington St., Braintree. Burial will follow in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Please contact if you would like to be considered for an invitation to the Funeral Mass. Space is limited. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation can be kindly made in memory of Robertís grandson Robert Sorrentino to The Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Pl. Brookline, MA 02445 or via Arrangements under the direction of Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree.

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