Somerville/Medford Remembering Lewis M. Keller

Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Lewis M. Keller on his passing.

Lewis M. Keller was a wonderful person and a personal friend to many of us here in Somerville.

Lewis M. Keller will be sadly missed here both in Somerville and Medford by many.


Lewis M. Keller, of Medford, October 7th. Beloved son of the late George C. and Josephine V. (Baron) Keller. Dear brother of Jo-Ann Barretto and her husband Louie of Melrose, the late Nellie Jean Libby and her late husband Wayne Libby and the late Sally Ann Baron. Loving uncle of Louie Barretto Jr. and his wife Caryn of Woburn and Lance Barretto and Jacqui Bellanti of Dedham. He is also survived by several other nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Lew has been a lifelong resident of Medford. He is a graduate of Medford High School, Class of 1961. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. For several years, he worked as a union laborer. Lew had a passion for fishing. He once owned and operated the Fishing Vessel Rock & Roll located in Gloucester. Since 1973, he has been a member of the Winter Hill Yacht Club in Somerville where he made many lasting friendships. It was a rare occasion that Lew couldn’t be found at the club. He will be dearly missed. Relatives & friends are invited to attend his funeral procession from the Breslin Funeral Home, 610 Pleasant St., Malden on Wednesday October 13th at 10 AM followed by a graveside service at Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford at 11 AM . Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday October 12th from 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Foundation, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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