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Fr. Kenneth R. Keene

  • On January 2, 2019

Fr. Kenneth R. Keene, long-time pastor of Holy Trinity Church, Robinson Township went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, Age 60, of Robinson Township. Diocesan born on September 25, 1958 in McKees Rocks, PA. Ordained on June 24, 1995 by Bishop Donald Wuerl at St. Paul Cathedral, Pittsburgh, PA, incarnated into the Diocese of Pittsburgh on June 24, 1995. Former Parochial Vicar of St. Philip Parish, Crafton and Good Samaritan Parish, Ambridge; Parochial Vicar, Administrator and Pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, New Castle; Senior Parochial Vicar of St. John Newman Parish/Sacred Heart Parish/Assumption of the BVM, Pittsburgh. Father Ken served as Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, was the spiritual director of the Padre Pio Prayer Group, Member (elected) of the Priest Council and Confessor to the Little Sisters of the Poor. Son of Alvera and the late James Keene; Brother of Gary (Frances), Michael (Barbara) and David (JoAnn) Keene; Uncle of Jason, Lisa (Bob), Robyn (Josue), Mickey (Colleen), Christina, Marlena, Mallori (Mike), Rachel (Robb), David, Cassandra and the late Melissa; Nephew of Sr. Maura and Sr. Marlene Luffy, Clara Keene and Marlene Luffy; Also survived by serveral cousins and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Family and friends received Saturday, January 5 from 4-8pm and Sunday, January 6 from 1-4 and 6-8pm at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care 5405 Steubenville Pike Robinson Township, PA 15136. Translation to Holy Trinity Church 5718 Steubenville Pike Robinson Township,  on Monday,  January 7 with visitation from 9-11am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Holy Trinity Church or to the Father Ken Keene Memorial Scholarship Fund for Holy Trinity School 5720 Steubenville Pike McKees Rocks, PA 15136.

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Alvie, There are no words to say how very sorry I am. I am sure that your son will be in the hearts of all the parish forever. He will certainly be in mine. God Bless Judy
Jessica Sellman
Alvie and family -- We are heartbroken for all of you. Fr. Ken was a good and faithful servant of God and we are all blessed to have had his guidance and presence in our lives. Thank you for sharing him with all of us, and we will never cease praying for him and for all of you. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. All our love, Ray & Jessica Sellman and family
denise mcnavish
Mrs Keene so sorry for your loss Kenny was just a kid when i got to know him and loved being around him
Ida Thompson
Bruce and I are so heartbroken at the loss of Fr. Ken. He was a great and good man. We loved him. Glad I got to know him well. He will be missed. We will keep you and your family in our prayers and praying for Fr. Ken. Ida and Bruce Thompson. Patty Zerishnek's Mom.
The Berkhouse Family
Jessica Charlotte and I send our condolences to the Keene family and all his congregants. We will pray for Father and his loved ones.
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