Daniel Keon returned to his Lord on September 29th, 2019 in the
comfort of his home and with his wife at his side.
was born on January 24 th , 1930 in Peekskill, New York to the late
John and Mary (Carey) Keon. He graduated from Henry Hudson High
School in Montrose, New York and then attended New York State
Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences where he followed in his
father’s footsteps and studied electronics.
joined the U.S. Navy during the Korean War with the rank of
First-Class Electrician’s Mate at discharge in 1955. He was a
long-time resident of Verplank, New York before moving to Colonie in
1963. As a union electrician John worked on significant projects
while in this area including the South Mall, Albany Medical Center
and the LaFarge Cement Plant. He was a member of both IBEW Local 3
married his wife, Carmella Scalzo Keon, in March of 1974. After
retirement he enjoyed winters in Florida and Hawaii. At home John
enjoyed tinkering with all kinds of mechanical and electrical
projects and maintaining his home and grounds.
was a member of the IBEW Local 236 Retirees’ Club and the Colonie
Seniors Citizens’ Club.
was a communicant of St. Pius X Church, Loudonville, N.Y.
was predeceased by infant sister Mary Francis. Survivors include his
wife of 45 years, his sister Ann Keon Schultz of Colonie, N.Y. and
his brother Raymond Keon of Virginia Beach, Virginia, as well as
many nieces and nephews.
family would like to thank Sister Fredrica Dunn and the staffs of
Community Hospice and Interim Health Care.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on October 5 th at 10 AM
at St. Pius X Church, Crumite Road, Loudonville,N.Y. Internment will
follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans, New York.
Friends and family will be received at the St. Pius Chapel, 23
Crumite Road, Loudonville, N.Y. on Friday October 4 th from 4-7 PM.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the
St. Pius Church Building Fund or to
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place,
Memphis, TN 38105