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“Dear Susan and Larry, Although I have not been in the family for many years I felt the need to let you know that I am thinking of you and your family...Read More »
1 of 60 | Posted by: Janet (Richard Coffin) Rancourt - MA

“Susan and family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I can't even begin to know how any of you feel but I am sending hugs and prayers for all of...Read More »
2 of 60 | Posted by: Audrey Casalinuova - Maynard, MA

“I'm so very sorry for your loss.I can't imagine what you're all going through, but know that all the HS teachers are holding you up and sending you...Read More »
3 of 60 | Posted by: Cindy Blanchard - MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Sue, I am so sorry to hear about Keith passing. Keith was a wonderful person and I enjoyed working with him. ”
4 of 60 | Posted by: Linda Davis - Hudson, MA - Friend

“No words are comforting when someone you love leaves you to join God in heaven. We are sending you our love and blessings to help in some small way...Read More »
5 of 60 | Posted by: Kathleen Quinn Votaw - CO

“Very sorry of your loss. ”
6 of 60 | Posted by: Bobby Leyden - MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of teaching Keith in 5th grade. I remember his aptitude, smile, and quick sense of humor. My heart...Read More »
7 of 60 | Posted by: Louise Rak - South Dennis, MA

“Chris, our sincere sympathies go out to you & your family at this difficult time. We're so sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 60 | Posted by: Vicki & Jeremy (Martell) Tobin - MA

“Larry and Sue I am so sorry there are no words I can say that would make this any better for you my condolences go to you and the boys and everyone...Read More »
9 of 60 | Posted by: Robbie Taranto - HUDSON, MA

“Sue and Larry, we were so saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved son Keith. May his memory live on forever in your hearts. With our deepest...Read More »
10 of 60 | Posted by: Laureen Goguen - Billerica, MA

“I am so sorry for your unimaginable loss. Keith is in my thoughts and prayers.Love,Christine McPartland and Family ”
11 of 60 | Posted by: Christine McPartland - Westford, MA

“I am sorry for the loss of your son. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.Diane (Martino) Souza and family. ”
12 of 60 | Posted by: Diane Souza - ORIENT, OH - Family

“I'm very sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what you're going through. I think every parent that n Maynard knows It could happpen to any of us. My...Read More »
13 of 60 | Posted by: Rick Church - Maynard, MA

“Larry, Sue, and brothers. Our hearts are breaking for you. I hope the love and support of family, friends, and the community is enough to get you...Read More »
14 of 60 | Posted by: Eliot Madow - Maynard, MA

“My heart aches for what you and your family is going through Susan... my soul believes he is another angel watching upon us, but it still (no offense...Read More »
15 of 60 | Posted by: christine blais - Lowell, MA

“Larry and Sue, you and your family are in our prayers. Please know that you have many friends around for all of you. Keith will be missed in all...Read More »
16 of 60 | Posted by: Pat, Kathy, and Alex Johnson - MA

“We are so very sorry for your loss! Please know that you and Keith are in our prayers. May your love and beautiful memories of him help you through...Read More »
17 of 60 | Posted by: The Waldron Family - Stow, MA

“Larry and Susan we Re so sorry to hear about your loss. My heart breaks for you as I know exactly how you feel losing a child. You know if you ever...Read More »
18 of 60 | Posted by: Joanne Saulnier - Marlborough

“We are thinking of you and your family. Keep all those great memories in your hearts.... ”
19 of 60 | Posted by: Jeanne and Dave Spencer

“MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY GOES OUT TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND TO TINA PETRINO ”
20 of 60 | Posted by: PAUL &FRANCES STANIZZI - MA

“Larry and Susan,Words cannot begin to describe the loss we are feeling at GSN Games. We are a tight-knit team and Keith was like family to us. As...Read More »
21 of 60 | Posted by: Casey Delaney - Boston, MA

“My son Andy was devastated to hear about his friend. He loved Keith very much. I am praying for your family. ”
22 of 60 | Posted by: Betty Castaldi - Wilton, CT

“Dear Larry, Susan and Family,We want to extend our deepest sympathy upon the los of your son and brother.May he rest in peace. ”
23 of 60 | Posted by: Ed and Linda Mullin - Maynard, MA

“Words cannot even begin to express the deep sadness I am feeling. My deepest sympathies to Susan, Larry and family. ”
24 of 60 | Posted by: Marion Pollak - Columbia, MO

“Larry, Sue and Family,We were shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Keith. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.Shawn,...Read More »
25 of 60 | Posted by: Shawn McBreen - Hudson, MA

“Larry, Susan, Chris, Rick, Dan and Keith: I cannot put into words the sadness I feel for you all right now. My memories of Keith were watching the...Read More »
26 of 60 | Posted by: Scott MacGillivary - Tiverton, RI

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are...Read More »
27 of 60 | Posted by: Sheryl Howley Johnson - Silt, CO

“My dearest Susan and Larry. There is absolutely nothing that I can say at this time to ease your shock and pain. May God grant you and your family,...Read More »
28 of 60 | Posted by: Alma Sandman - Acton, MA

“Susan Larry and family. Now begins the journey of gettin through eac day, each hour, each minute of feeling your sons love without him being there. I...Read More »
29 of 60 | Posted by: Genia Proffitt - Dedham, MA

“Dear Susan, Larry, and family:Our hearts are filled with sorrow at the loss of your precious, son, Keith. We will pray for your peace, and constant...Read More »
30 of 60 | Posted by: Mary and Carmine Frongillo - MA

“Larry and Susan and Family our deepest condolences on the loss of son keith.may he R.I.P. Clark Family. ”
31 of 60 | Posted by: Annette clark - Watertown, MA

“Larry, Sue and family,We are absolutely devastated to hear this news. You are such a wonderful family and our hearts are hurting for all of you. ...Read More »
32 of 60 | Posted by: Joe, Debby and Keith Calareso

“We are so heartbroken for you two. We can't even imagine your pain right now. We want you to know you are surrounded with love and we will have you...Read More »
33 of 60 | Posted by: Rene & Dana Kelley - Leicester, MA

“So very sorry for the loss of your precious son. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May he RIP. ”
34 of 60 | Posted by: Karen Poh - Sudbury - Friend

“Larry, Sue and family...No words can express how sorry and heartbroken I am for you all. May you find comfort in your memories of Keith and your...Read More »
35 of 60 | Posted by: Kathy McMillan - Maynard, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. ”
36 of 60 | Posted by: Tyler Bixler - Colchester, VT

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
37 of 60 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“My deepest sympathies on the loss of your son. ”
38 of 60 | Posted by: Barbara Ball - Newton, MA

“Larry and Susan I can not express how sorry I am for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You need anything, you call, I...Read More »
39 of 60 | Posted by: Bubba Mott - Burton, MI

“Ricky,So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Carol Rindone ”
40 of 60 | Posted by: Carol Rindone - MA

“Keith's quirky laugh was so contagious. I really enjoyed working with him. My heart is broken. May all your good memories of him help you through...Read More »
41 of 60 | Posted by: Linda Cetrone - Maynard, MA

“Larry, Sue, and the rest of the Centola Family,I cannot express how extremely saddened I am by this. Keith's infectious smile will never be forgotten...Read More »
42 of 60 | Posted by: Brytanie McHugh (Phelan) - MA

“Sue, Larry & Centola Family:I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy at this difficult time.XO...Read More »
43 of 60 | Posted by: Liz Aubert - Maynard, MA

“Our hearts are beyond shocked and saddened about Keith's Passing. We all remain in disbelief about this tragedy and will FOREVER miss him. Keith was...Read More »
44 of 60 | Posted by: Geri Keough - Maynard, MA

“Dear God.....I know exactly what you guys are going through. Please reach out to me, maybe I can help.I love you guys ”
45 of 60 | Posted by: Donna Agostino - Lowell, MA

“Larry and family, we all send our deepest sympathy for the loss of your son, a deeper pain I cannot imagine. May you all find strength together...Read More »
46 of 60 | Posted by: Cindy Kunz - Maynard, MA

“Sending much love and condolences. . . ”
47 of 60 | Posted by: Kathy Menne - Concord, MA

“Sue and LarryOur thoughts and prayers are with you both as well as your entire family.So sorry for the loss of your sonJoe and Patricia Brooks ”
48 of 60 | Posted by: Patricia Brooks - Maynard, MA

“Larry, Sue, and Centola family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
49 of 60 | Posted by: Amanda Tyler - Maynard, MA

“Rest in peace sweet Keith❤ You will be dearly missed. ”
50 of 60 | Posted by: Susan Vincuilla - Framingham, MA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Words can't make up for the feelings and emotions you are going through. We love you and we are here for all of you...Read More »
51 of 60 | Posted by: Sheri Matthews - Leominster, MA

“Larry, Susan ,Chris, Ricky, Danny and Gabriella,We are so sorry for the loss of your son, brother and uncle. Words can not express the pain you are...Read More »
52 of 60 | Posted by: Valerie Binsfield - Lisbon, IA

“Our prayers are with all of you during this extremely difficult time. Love you!!! ”
53 of 60 | Posted by: Jim and Janet Luca - South Sutton, NH

“To a family i grew up with and love as much as my own to loose one of my brothers saddens me greatly you will be missed my brother ”
54 of 60 | Posted by: Dylan Mutty - Jacksonville, FL

“We are so sorry for your loss . We love you and our prayers are with you all. Love Aunty Katie & Uncle Jack ”
55 of 60 | Posted by: Katie Kelley - Framingham, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest In Peace my sweet cousin ♥ ”
56 of 60 | Posted by: Steph Riva - Framingham, MA

“Larry, Susan, Chris, Ricky and DannyWe are so very sorry for the passing of Keith. Much like his brothers and his parents, Keith was kind, smart,...Read More »
57 of 60 | Posted by: Brooke Keil - Bolton, MA

“I offered my mass for Keith on Sunday and they played the Prayer of St. Francis, my parents favorite religious song. Clearly our parents are here...Read More »
58 of 60 | Posted by: Fran Piscatelli - Waltham, MA

“Susan, Larry, Chris, Ricky and Danny - Their are no words to express how sorry and sad i am for all of you. Another angel was called to heaven but...Read More »
59 of 60 | Posted by: Rosemary Centola - Watertown, MA

“Our love and prayers are sent your way in your time of sorrow. ”
60 of 60 | Posted by: Maria & Will Cormier - Billerica, MA


Keith Centola used the gifts and talents God blessed him with to the best of his abilities each and every day. His family says that one of the most wonderful attributes he possessed is that he gave the best hugs. He was always the first in line to offer help and asked nothing in return.

Keith died unexpectedly on Friday, February 15, 2019. He was 25.

Born on March 20, 1993 in Emerson Hospital in Concord he was a son of Lawrence P. and Susan (Petrino) Centola. As a graduate of Maynard High School with the class of 2011, Keith earned both his Bachelor's degree and Masters in Business Administration from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.

He was applying his knowledge and degrees from school combined with his talents as an accounting coordinator at Game Show Network on Summer Street in Boston.

From even a young age, Keith was a numbers guy and excelled in school - particularly in mathematics and sciences. He was a master aficionado with the HBO series 'Game of Thrones' and knew quite easily the logistics of the show and the intricacies of how things played out. As a diehard movie buff, Keith was always ready to see any new release and prided himself in being able to find any movie stream or sporting event. With his competitive nature, Keith loved playing video games and watching all Boston sports teams and UFC matches with his brothers and friends.

In heaven, Keith joins his grandparents, Lawrence and Rose (Garafalo) Centola and Angelo "General" Petrino and his uncle and aunt, Anthony and Carol Petrino.

In addition to his parents, Larry and Susan Centola of Maynard, he leaves his brothers, Christopher J. Centola (Kayla Dolan) of Maynard, Lawrence P. 'Ricky' Centola (Kira Leeds) of Waltham and Daniel P. Centola of Maynard; his niece, Gabriella Centola; his grandmother, Tina L. (Ferolito) Petrino of Belmont; his aunts and uncles, Donna and David Murray of Maynard, Joann Petrino (Nelson Rios) of Belmont, Frances and Donald Piscatelli of Waltham, Elizabeth and John "Jack" Loynd of Jackson, New Hampshire, Rosemary Centola (Laura Barricelli) of Watertown and Stephen Centola of Sarasota, Florida; also survived by many cousins and friends.

Family and friends will honor and remember Keith's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Friday, February 22nd from 4 to 8 pm. His Funeral Service will be celebrated on Saturday in The Wilson Chapel of Andover Newton Theological College, 234 Herrick Street, Newton Centre at 12 Noon.

Memorials in his name may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451 or American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd., Suite 301, Framingham, MA 01701