September 21, 2020

Rose F. McKeton


Rose F. McKeton, 93, of Newman Ave, Rumford, RI, formerly of Seekonk, MA, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 12, 2020. She was the wife of the late Russell J. McKeton and daughter of the late Alice (Waszkiewicz) and Frank Padykula.

Born in Central Falls, RI, she graduated from Central Falls High School and was a member of the RI Honor Society. She also attended Fisher College. She was a licensed real estate broker in Rhode Island and Massachusetts and eventually retired as a Supervisor in the Credit and Collection Department of Hasbro, Inc.

Prior to settling in Seekonk, she lived in Pittsford, NY, and Lynnfield, MA.

She is survived by two sons, Russell McKeton and wife Mary of Tucker, GA and Donald McKeton and wife Nancy of Barrington, NH. Also surviving are grandchildren Lindsay Frazier, husband David; Kara Russell, husband Derek of New Hampshire; and Alexander McKeton, wife Pamela, of Florida. In addition are two great grandchildren, Eliana and Ryker Frazier.

She was the sister of the late Joseph Padykula, Frank Padykula, Anne Robinson, Genevieve Parker, Cora DeFruscio Forbes, Jessie Thornley, and Nellie Sullivan. Surviving also are several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to a Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday at 10 AM in St. Teresa Church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the RI Veteran’s Home, 480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02908, in memory of Rose, would be appreciated.


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