LITTLE FALLS – Mrs. Dolores I. “Lorrie” Keefe, age 87, of Little Falls, New York, passed away peacefully, on Friday, February 24, 2023, in the comfort of the Presbyterian home, surrounded by her family.
Dolores was born on June 7, 1935, in Ilion, the daughter of the late Albert and Marie (Lewis) Trautner. She was raised and educated in Little Falls schools, having graduated from there. For many years, Lorrie worked in the Little Falls area, having spent a majority of her career waitressing, at Conte’s Restaurant, as well as that of an office manager, at WLFH Radio in Little Falls.
On October 23, 1957, Dolores entered into a marriage union with Donald Keefe, and the couple was married for many years until his passing away on September 17, 1998.
Dolores, or “Lorrie” as we called her, was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved playing cards, Mets baseball, and winters in Florida, where she had moved between 2000-2017. She had a great love for her cats and would care for stray cats.
She is survived by her children, Kathleen (Rusty) Moore, of Clinton, NY, Michael (Nancy) Keefe, of Watertown, NY, Marie (Dan) Hagarty, of Cooper City, FL and Karen (Doug) Sodaro, of Stuart, FL; her grandchildren, Cassidy Moore, Mark Keefe, Kelly Braswell, Michele Wezgray, Christina Lebeau, Michael Keefe, Erika Hagarty, Lauren Hagarty, and Geoffrey Keefe. She also leaves her five great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; her siblings; and her In-Laws.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend Dolores’ Funeral Service and Celebration of Life, on Saturday morning, March 25, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., at the Enea & Ciaccia Family Funeral Home, 4309 Acme Road, Town of Frankfort, Ilion, NY (315) 894-8000, with Rev. Dr. Steven A. Scarcia officiating. Spring interment will be in Church Street Cemetery, Little Falls.
In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to CPV Rescue & Sanctuary, 86 Meadow St., Ste 2, Clinton, NY 13323.
The family has entrusted her final wishes to the Enea, Ciaccia, and Applegate Funeral Directors.
Online notes of sympathy may be left at www.eneafamily.com