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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA

OBITUARY

Merlin Louis Keanan Jr.

January 23, 1947June 28, 2020

Merlin Louis Keanan, Jr. passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the age of 73. Father of Ross M. Keanan. Step-father of Michele Donohoo and Eric Edwards. Brother of Marlene K. Schwedel. Grandfather of Jeremy Messinger, Emma Rose Edwards, Steven Donohoo, Dakota and Brennan Shaw, and E.J. and Michael Edwards. He is also survived by his niece, Stacey Danielson (Shawn) and great-nieces, Fallyn and Rylee Mays. Son of the late Merlin Louis Keanan, Sr. and Marcella Dorothy Gordon Keanan. Merlin was a 1970 graduate of Southeastern Louisiana College and a member of Delta Sigma Pi Fraternity. Relatives and friend are invited to attend a memorial gathering beginning at 12 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 followed by a graveside service at 2 PM. Due to Covid 19 guidelines currently in place in Orleans parish, masks are required. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148. To view and sign the family guestbook, visit lakelawnmetairie.com

Services

15 July

Memorial Gathering

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana

15 July

Graveside Service

2:00 pm - 2:10 pm

All Saints Mausoleum

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana

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