Obituary: Mary Keane

June 7, 2016

Mary Christine Keane

November 23, 1951 – April 18, 2016 Resided in Saginaw, MI

Mary was a member of the Michigan NADONA Board of Directors as Media Chair.  She will be greatly missed for all of the hours of support she gave to MINADONA and to the nursing community and her patients in her varied career.


Mary Christine Keane (Chris) Hemlock, Michigan
Passed away Monday, April 18, 2016, at Covenant Cooper. Age 64 years. The daughter of the late William J. and Marylyn (Greene) Robertson was born November 23, 1951 in Mineral Wells, Texas. She married Daniel G. Keane on February 6, 1971. He survives her. Chis attended Michigan Technological University, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Eastern Michigan University and her Master of Science in geriatric nursing from Michigan State University. She specialized in Geriatric Nursing, practicing as a Nurse Practitioner. She was employed by Hoyt Nursing Home for 15 years and served as its Director of Nursing for 12 years. Currently she served as Associate Director of the AGES Program with CMU Health System. She was a member and Board member of the Michigan Chapter of NADONA. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and gardening, most of all, her passion was her grandchildren and their activities. Surviving besides her husband, Dan, are three daughters and their husbands, Heather Christine and Michael Graham; Karen Marie Hayner; Laura Kathleen and Gabriel Faubert; 9 grandchildren, Connor, Van, Ethan, Olivia, Darby, Lydia, Caden, Becky and Tommy; two brothers, two sisters and their spouses, Bill and Vickie Robertson; Nancy and Bob Raymond; Patricia Gallant; John and Beth Robertson; many nieces and nephews. Two nephews, Brad Robertson and Alec Raymond have predeceased her. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Karmanos Cancer Institute for lung cancer. [Obituary from ]

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