Dennis M. Keefe, Longtime Radio And Print Journalist, Dies At Age 66

Updated On 20 May, 2019 Published On

Dennis M. Keefe, a longtime radio and print journalist, died on Friday, May 17, in Hospice Buffalo in Cheektowaga. He was 66.

As for the cause of death, the radio personality passed away after suffering an advanced-stage melanoma.

Dennis began his journalism career as a news reporter on the overnight shift.

Of the passing of the late journalist, his wife said, "He was so gung-ho about radio that he volunteered to take it. He loved it."

Born on October 5, 1952, Dennis completed his graduation from Bishop Timon High School in 1970.

He studied at Siena College for two years and at SUNY Buffalo State, where he graduated from in 1974, for two years.

Dennis and his wife first met while she started working as an editor at WEBR-AM in 1979. The cuple tied the knot in 1984 after four years of dating. They shared a son Nathan together.

In addition to his wife and son, Dennis is survived by two brothers William and Thomas; three sisters Patricia, Mary, and Maureen; and a grandson.

A Memorial Mass is set to be held at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Baseline Road, Grand Island, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21.

Rest In Peace Dennis M. Keefe!

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