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Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Morrison Keefner, 90, of Great Barrington

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By Monday, Mar 25, 2019 Obituaries

Dorothy “Dottie” (Morrison) Keefner, 90, of Great Barrington died Monday, March 18, 2019 at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington.

Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Morrison Keefner

She was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Mill Town, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter Joseph and Ethel (Montgomery) Beek. She was educated in Canada schools. Dottie worked for 16 years at the Morgan House in Lee, 16 years as a dining room manager for the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge and for seven years as an aide for the Massini Bus Company. Dottie’s first husband, James W. Morrison, predeceased her in 1983; and her second husband, Clifford A. Keefner, whom she married May 23, 1987, in Stockbridge, predeceased her May 20, 2007.

Dottie is survived by two sons: James Morrison and wife Gail of Stockbridge, and William Morrison of Pittsfield; stepdaughter-in-law Teresa Keefner; sister-in-law Margaret Beek of Longmeadow; sister Nancy Clark and husband Cliff of Housatonic; three grandchildren: William Morrison Jr., Marina Morrison and James W. Morrison; two stepgrandchildren: Nicole and Curtis Keefner; and five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Dottie was also predeceased by brother Harold Beek and stepson C. Benjamin Keefner of Great Barrington.

A graveside service for Dorothy “Dottie” (Morrison) Keefner will be held Saturday March 30, at 11 a.m. in Greenlawn Cemetery in Housatonic. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.

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