Stephen W. Keene


Died July 14, 2013,Georgetown, MA

College: Saybrook


Keene, Stephen W.

Of Georgetown died unexpectedly at Anna Jaques Hospital on Sunday morning, July 14, 2013. He grew up in Greenfield, MA. He was a graduate of Deerfield Academy (1957), Yale University (1961) and Cornell Law School (1964). Most of his working career was as an attorney and later, Corporate Secretary for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Boston, MA. When he retired, he pursued his long-held interests in the arts (architecture, design, photography, music, and antiques), nature and sports. Survivors include his wife of over 50 years, M. Margaret (Meany) Keene; his sister-in-law Elizabeth Meany Dudley; two nephews Orie L. “Dit” Dudley, III and Nathan E. Dudley and their families. A private celebration of Steve’s life will be held at a later date. If people wish to make a donation in Steve’s memory they may choose a charity or send a gift to the Georgetown Historical Society, Box 376 Georgetown, MA 01833. To offer online condolences please visit

Published in The Boston Globe on July 19, 2013