Keelan, Regis T.
85, of Gilbert, AZ passed away on October 16, 2020. Regis was a dedicated husband, father and brother, was deeply faithful, traditional, principled and genuine who loved the California beaches, rally car races with mom, his golfing interests and his Irish heritage. Regis graduated from Duquesne University with a BS in Physics, was class valedictorian, and later received his MBA from University of Hartford. He served in the Army, professionally he was a metallurgist by trade working in the brass, copper and steel industry eventually rising to President of Plume & Atwood in Thomaston, CT. Born in Ambridge, PA to James Michael Keelan and Elsie (Stine) Keelan. He follows his wife, Patricia D. Keelan of 55 years and is survived by three children: Gary (husband of Ophy Keelan) of Gilbert, AZ, Beth Bosco (wife of Scott Bosco) of Media, PA and Carol Brown (wife of Greg Brown) of Albuquerque, NM; her sister: Sister Bernitta Dub, SSMI; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Visitation Thursday, October 22nd at Bueler Mortuary, Chandler, AZ from 6:00pm-8:00pm; rosary at 7:00pm. Funeral mass Friday, October 23rd at St. Anne Roman Catholic Church, Gilbert, AZ at 10:00am. Internment commences after mass at Valley of the Sun Cemetery, Chandler, AZ. In lieu of flowers, please make your donation to: Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate (SSMI) at 9 Emmanuel Drive, P.O. Box 9, Sloatsburg, NY 10974-0009. This religious organization thanks you.