KEANE, ROBERT A., age 85, of Blue Bell, on Thursday, June 22, 2006, lovingly surrounded by his children. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. Keane (nee Kavanagh) and the late Margaret T. Keane (nee Maloney). Beloved father of Patricia (Dennis) Smith, Barbara (Robert) Pigeon, Anne and John Miles, Michael, Michelle (Thomas) Burns, Robert (Lynne), James (Cynthia), Kevin (Mary), Joseph (Linda), Elizabeth (Barry) Carney, Mary Patricia (Daniel) Kochenash and Michael (Geraldine) Miles; 42 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Beloved brother of Bil (Thel) Keane of Arizona, Thomas Keane of Delaware and the late Nancy Henry of Blue Bell; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Keane was born in Philadelphia, September 17, 1920. Graduated from North Catholic High School, class of 1938, and served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He was owner and president of Keane Metal Fabricators, Oreland, PA. After retiring he worked for many years at the Montgomery County Court House. Mr. Keane was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Church, Plymouth Meeting, where he was once president of the Holy Name Society and more recently a Eucharistic minister. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Viewing Monday evening from 7 to 9 P.M. THE MOORE AND SNEAR FUNERAL HOME, 300 Fayette St., Conshohocken, PA. Funeral Mass Tuesday 10 A.M. at Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 3050 Walton Rd., Plymouth Meeting, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Theo's Trust Fund, PO Box 307, Conshohocken, PA 19428 for the care of his beloved great grandson, who was born with Lissencephaly.. Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer & Philadelphia Daily News on 6/25/2006.