Richard “Ricky” J. O’Keefe

Richard “Ricky” J.  O’Keefe, 57, of Boston, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013 in Brigham and Women’s Hospital after a brief illness.  Born in Boston on January 11, 1956, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary (Wade) O’Keefe. Father of  Ryan O’Keefe and his long time companion, MaryKate McDonnell of Hull.   Husband of  Carol (Brangwynne) O’Keefe of Hull.  Ricky was the  brother of  Helen Buccigross and her husband James of Plymouth, Michael O’Keefe of Quincy, Maureen O’Brien and her husband James of FL, Marjorie McManiamin and her husband Bob of Cape Cod, Ronald O’Keefe and his wife Donna of Weymouth and the late Thomas O’Keefe .  Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 12  from 11:00 AM -Noon in Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS. Procession to Cedar Gove Cemetery, Adams St. Dorchester will proceed at Noon.  If desired memorial contributions in Ricky’s memory may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.