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“Right now I am listening to an old Slow Club tape. Jim, you were a musical and artistic genius. And a great friend and even though we haven't seen...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Hey Jim,Good talking with you that last Saturday. See you soon enuf.Tim ”
2 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Janet Jerry and I know the cruel grief of burying your own child. There are no words for such an unimaginable sorrow. We hold you close in...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Nadine Hack & Jerry Dunfey

“Cara, our thoughts and prayers are with you and Camilla during this difficult time. ”
4 of 34 | Posted by: Laura and Dave Bachand - MA

“Dear Cara and Camila, So very sorry to hear of your loss; Jim was taken way too soon. Sincere condolences. ”
5 of 34 | Posted by: Joyce Clifford - Delray Beach, FL

“I feel so fortunate to have known Jim. We had a band in high school. I don't remember if we were friends before we played music, however, music is...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Bill Power - Lee, NH

“We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. ”
7 of 34 | Posted by: Tom & Anne O'Reilly - MANCHESTER

“I remember when Jim moved onto Steinmetz Dr. which was just a block from my house. With two big Irish family's living a block from each other, any ...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Mark McQuade - Manchester, NH

“Hey Cara, I'm so sorry for your loss!!I'm also sorry that I won't be able to make it down tomorrow to support you in this time! We also have a...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Kelley - Monson, MA

“To Joe, Quentin and all the family. I am so sad about Jim! Know you are in my thoughts. ”
10 of 34 | Posted by: Sheila Keefe McDonough - NH

“To Cara,Camila and the entire Keefe family.My heartfelt sympathies on the passing of Jim. The friendship and time we were able to share will always...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Butch Green - Manchester, NH

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
12 of 34 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“Oh those beautiful eyes of yours how could anyone forget. So many years have past but the memory of our young lives will always touch my heart. RIP ”
13 of 34 | Posted by: Donna Basiliou - Manchester, NH

“I am so sorry to learn of Jim's passing. We have not seen each other for many years, but I have wonderful memories from when we were growing up in...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Gary Hirshberg - Concord, NH

“I am so sorry to learn of Jim's passing. We have not seen each other for many years, but enjoyed wonderful times together back in Manchester when we...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Gary Hrrshberg - Concord, NH

“I'm so sorry for your loss Cara. I love you and I have you and your daughter in my prayers. ”
16 of 34 | Posted by: Carol Gould - Jamaica plain, MA

“Dear Cara and Camila, Sending you both our heartfelt sympathies and sorrow for your families tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
17 of 34 | Posted by: Kay Sweeney-Via - Monson, MA

“A great musician, an even better friend. Sincere condolences to Jim's family. Godspeed, buddy. ”
18 of 34 | Posted by: Scott Price - Lee, NH

“Just heard of Jims passing,My condolences to his family.Many great memories from back in the 70's.Jim was a phenomenal guitar player,I have tapes of...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Eric Rohzen - Santa Clara, CA

“Dear Cara and Camila,I am so deeply sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sending you much love as you work...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Kelley Simons - Brooklyn, NY

“Creative, imaginative, soft spoken yet loud with talent! My condolences with love to the family. He will surely be missed by many. We will always...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Zoe Cacavas - Manchester, NH

“Cara and Family,I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. May you find peace in the memories you have of James. ...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Colleen Campagnari - Leesburg, FL

“I am sorry for you loss. Sending prayers to you allLynne Davis-Gilmore ”
23 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Cara and family , my DEEPEST sympathy & sadness at this time ! My LOVE & PRAYERS are with you all . Please know I'm with you in love and...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Sheila Kelleher - Longmeadow, MA

“I am so very sorry for the loss of your brother, Jim.Regards,Roberta Keefe ”
25 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts are with you at this sad time xxx ”
26 of 34 | Posted by: Jessica Heywood - Family Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to Janet (his mother); a parent should never have to see their children pass. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Michael Cataldo - Monroe, CT

“Amazing man and family man! Best memories when we were over in America we the early morning Donut (D&D) and Coffee runs along with late night...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: Joshua Smith - London - Family

“JIM KEEFE WAS ONE OF A KIND, HIS ABILITIES COULD BLOW YOUR MIND ,THE WORLD HAS LOST A SOULFUL KIND, I HAVE LOST A FRIEND. ”
29 of 34 | Posted by: GERRY MANDELBAUM - manchester, NH

“I have many fond memories of Jim,during the Berklee music days.I remember thinking,"this guy knows how to write songs" Gary Mavrogeorge ”
30 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear the news. My sincerest condolences to the family . ”
31 of 34 | Posted by: Peter Wayne Lewis - Boston, MA

“Cara and Camila (and family) - Im so sorry for your loss. Jim was one of the most genuine people Ive ever met and i always loved spending time with...Read More »
32 of 34 | Posted by: Kathy McCarthy - Watertown, MA

“Cara, we are so very sorry for your loss. Let us know if your family needs anything. We love you!Jimmy,Sue& family ”
33 of 34 | Posted by: Jimmy McCarthy - Family

“Cara, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
34 of 34 | Posted by: Donna Connors - Gardner, MA


KEEFE, James T. Suddenly, In Dorchester, February 12th.

Beloved husband of Cara McCarthy.

Loving father of Camila L. McCarthy Keefe of Dorchester.

Son of Janet Keefe Cataldo (Mansfield) and her late husband Joseph Cataldo of Manchester, New Hampshire, and the late James T. Keefe.

Brother of Joseph Keefe, Quentin Keefe, Thomas Keefe, Paul Keefe, Anne Farley, all of New Hampshire, Maura Keefe of Washington, DC, and Patrick Keefe of New Hampshire.

Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Friday 4-8 P.M.

Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 800 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, Saturday morning, February 18, at 10 A.M.

Relatives and friends invited.

Jim was a lifelong local musician and artist.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim's memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.

Interment private.