Albert Keeping

Obituary of Albert Allan Keeping

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It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce that Allan, of Ellershouse, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2023 at the age of 78, in the Halifax Infirmary Site, QEII, Halifax. Born in Rencontre West, Nfld., he was a son of the late Hiram and Elsie (Prior) Keeping.

Allan grew up in Newfoundland giving him a strong love for the sea and everything that sailed on it. He was passionate about his community and was always giving where he could.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years the former, Rae MacDougall; sons, Brett (Meg Walsh) and Matthew (Joni); granddaughter, Racquel (Taylor MacPherson); great-grandson, Rhett MacPherson; brother, Randell (Ann); sisters, Classie (Tom) Bondy; Shirley (Grant) Neilson and Linda Smith; numerous nephews and nieces.

Besides his parents, Allan was predeceased by brothers, Hiram, Donald and Max; sisters, Emma Griffiths and Martha Gale.

Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). At Allan’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A burial will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Allan may be made to Lung Association Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island, 6331 Lady Hammond Rd., Halifax, NS B3K 2S2 or Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, 112-2719 Gladstone St., Halifax, NS B3K 4W6. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting:

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