Bernard O’Keefe (SPC 1940, PY1942)

February 17, 2021

Bernard O’Keefe (SPC 1940, PY1942) passed away peacefully on November 1, 2019, aged 94, in Geelong.

Bernie completed his sub-intermediate studies at St Patrick’s College with his brother Desmond (dec) (SPC 1940, PY1943). The brothers boarded and were from Winslow, near Warrnambool. Bernie was the dearly loved husband of Colleen, who sadly passed away some five weeks after Bernie, on December 11, aged 90.

Bernie and Colleen were proud parents to Damian, Jill, Cindy, Peter, Bernard and Kate, grandparents to 11 and great-grandparents of six. Bernie was remembered as a “a wonderful person, so loving and kind”.

Bernard O’Keefe, pictured in his Sub-Intermediate class in 1940.