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Betty Keene

March 18, 1936 ~ February 23, 2020 (age 83)

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Betty Caputo Keene entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the age of eighty-three.  


Betty was born to Joseph Caputo and Lena Apa in Detroit, Michigan. She was born and raised in a traditional Italian heritage. She went to college for teaching and taught in special education. She came from Indiana from 1988 with her husband Doug Keene; was a sales leader for Stanley Home Products and then became a Weight Watcher leader, retiring at age eighty. Her many hobbies and enjoyment in life was making beautiful and intricate cross-stitch pictures, angel sculpture and pictures, enjoyed square dancing, decorating her home, and loved to entertain and have parties. She was known as the “Hat Lady”. Betty was a devout Catholic. She was deeply loved and will be dearly missed.


She is preceded by her husband Doug Keene and her sister Anna Milleron and is survived by her loving son Ronald De Loose and step-daughters Diana Christie and Deborah Keene. Also, to treasure many memories are Betty’s sisters; Eleanor Wymer, Molly Herzberg and extended family members.


There will be a Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, located at 1055 Military Hwy in Brownsville, TX 78520 at 11 a.m. Monday, March 2nd, 2020 and a Celebration of Life at The River Bend Resort Club House located at 4541 US-281, in Brownsville, TX, on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 at 12 noon.  Betty’s final resting place will be at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery with Doug as an inurnment on Monday, March 9th, 2020 at 10 a.m.

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Memorial Mass
March 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Good Counsel Catholic Church (Brownsville, TX)

Celebration of Life
March 4, 2020

12:00 PM
The River Bend Resort Club House
4541 US-281
Brownsville, TX 78520

March 9, 2020

10:00 AM
Fort Sam Houston Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, TX 78209

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