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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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Frances Serventi
Keene Family, We are so so for your loss. Fr. Ken was a great man. We will keep you in our prayers. Richard and Frances Serventi and Cecilia Serventi, parishioners of Holy Trinity
John (King) Kriska and son Jan Kriska
Our heart felt Condolences to the Keene family: Father Ken will be missed by both my dad and me...especially the first friday home visits since my dad can't get to church any more. We enjoyed him bring the Eucharist any the annointing of the sick sacraments....Eternal rest my friend.....it has been a pleasure serving with you.
Sandy Monier
Mrs Keene and family, Our deepest sympathy to you at the passing of Fr. Ken. We will be forever grateful for the kindness and compassion shown by Fr. Ken and Alvie at the passing of my father, Charles Seibel. May the angels be beside Fr. Ken as he now resides with Jesus and Our Mother in heaven. Sandy and Mark Monier
Frances Serventi
Dear Keene Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Fr Ken was a great faithful man and will be missed. We will keep you all in our prayers . Frances and Richard Serventi and Cecilia Serventi, parishioners of Holy Trinity
Vicky Bayer
Alvie and Family, I’ve been thinking about all of you and praying for you all! My heart felt condolences for your deep loss! Fr. Ken will be greatly missed! May you all find comfort in Our Lord’s amazing promises! Sending love and hugs, Vicky Bayer
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