Arleen (Keohane) Riordan of Kenneth City, Florida

1940 - 2020


December 10, 2020
3-6 PM
Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. N.Chelmsford, MA 01863


December 11, 2020

St. John's Church, No. Chelmsford, MA

Arleen (Keohane) Riordan, 80 of Kenneth City, FL died Monday, December 7, 2020 at D’Youville Life and Wellness Community, Lowell, MA.
She was born on May 2, 1940 in Waltham, MA.,the daughter of the late Dennis Keohane and Mary (O’Loughlin) Keohane, she was a graduate of Keith Hall High School with the class of 1958.
She was a communicant of Holy Cross, Kenneth City, Florida.
She was a graduate of Tewksbury Hospital School of Nursing, and worked as an LPN for the hospital for many years.
She loved her family, and she was known for her musical Christmas parties and St. Patrick Day celebrations. While living in Florida, her door was always open for any visitors, and she was ready to take them to the many sites around St. Petersburg. Known as the “Florida-lady” by her great-nieces and great-nephews, Arleen always had a treat or trinket whenever she saw them.
She is survived by her son Robert Riordan and his wife Kathy, grandsons Andrew Riordan and his wife Brittany, Brendon Riordan and sisters Patricia and Ronald Wetmore, Maura and Robert Therrien, brother William Keohane and sister-in-law Joanne Keohane and the late Dennis Keohane, also many nieces and nephews.
She was the wife of the late Robert John Riordan of Kenneth City, Florida who died December 2, 2011.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Saab
Building and the staff at D’Youville Senior Care.

Visiting hours Thursday 3 to 6 P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a private funeral Mass Friday at St. John’s Church, N. Chelmsford. Private burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Tewksbury, MA. Memorials may be made in her name to the St Jude Hospital, 313 Washington St., Suite 310, Newton, MA. 02458. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-256-4040. Guestbook at

4 Condolences for Arleen (Keohane) Riordan of Kenneth City, Florida

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    Pat Jamros


    Dear Bill and Family,
    So sorry for the loss of your sister.
    My sincere condolences.
    May She Rest In Peace.

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    Judy Josephson


    I am so sorry for the loss of your dear sister, Arleen. She was a lovely lady and she will be missed. Now she is at peace in the arms of our Lord. May God give you all the peace only He can give and may your wonderful memories soothe your hearts.

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    Sharon Smithey


    I just now read this…I am so sorry to hear Arlene passed away…my sincere condolences… I loved her and her spunkiness to pieces was a pleasure to care for her here at the Saab…big hugs and prayers to the family ❤ Sharon

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    Priscilla Stoessel


    Arlene is now in heaven with her beloved husband and family . She was a beautiful lady and her Faith in God was amazing . She loved her family beyond words . She was cared for and cherished by her sisters and their family . Another Angel I. Heaven who is watching over all of you . I am sorry for your loss and thoughts and prays. Go out to all of you . May all your fond memories guide you through these sad times . I have many cherished memories with Arlene and will cherish them always .

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