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1 of 9 | Posted by: WILLIAM MARQUS - WATERTOWN, MA

“My deepest condolences to the Keough Family. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Valerie Conran - Waltham, MA

“Bev, Thank you for being my mother in law and having Michael.. I believe you're happier now that you're with Mikey. You will be missed and thanks...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Judy Keough - Waltham, MA

“Keith and I were so sorry to hear about Beverly, prayers and thoughts are with you all. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Keith and Mary Irvine - Waltham, MA

“To all of the Keoughs,From all of the Connaughtons, our deepest sympathy and love. We will miss Beverly as we know you will.Maureen ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Connaughton - Waltham, MA

“Keough family, my thoughts and prayers for your loss. Beverly will be sorely missed. Susan Mehigan ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Mehigan - Watertown, MA

“Deepest sympathies to Dee Tara Mickey & Shannon & families on the passing of your precious Mam Bev holding you close in thought at this Heartbreaking...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Kathryn Sheehy

“I am so sorry Dee ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Barrett - Peachtree City, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Bev was a very special friend and a wonderful person. She will be missed a lot. My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Norton - Watertown, MA


Waltham – Mrs. Beverly A. (Pitts) Keough, of Waltham, died Monday, April 2, 2018 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was 80.

Beverly was born in Waltham on July 3, 1937, a daughter of the late William and Nellie (Condon) Pitts and had been a lifelong resident. She was a graduate of Saint Charles High School.

Until her retirement she worked for years as a laboratory technician for Collaborative Research in Waltham and later when they merged with Becton, Dickinson & Company.

She will long be remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Beverly and her husband Mike hardly ever missed one of the kids sporting, school and performing events and they were an ever present couple at the Waltham Elks.

Her husband, Michael F. Keough, Jr. died July 28, 2017.

She leaves her children, Deirdre A. Keough, Tara A. McCauley and her husband, Joe, Michael F. Keough, III and his wife, Judy, and Shannon A. Kelleher and her husband, Chris, all of Waltham; her grandchildren, Kaitlin and Joseph McCauley, CJ, Connor, and Liam Kelleher and many nieces and nephews.

Beverly was also a sister of the late William "Buddy" Pitts, Raymond Pitts, Joseph Pitts, George Pitts, Helen Collins, Dorothy DiGregorio, Winifed Crowley, and Arlene Kohler.

Family and friends will honor and remember Beverly's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Friday, April 6th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.