Joan Keigher

Joan Keigher (nee Golubowski), passed away on Saturday September 1st, 2018 in Glen Ridge. Born in Kearny, Joan lived in Yonkers, NY as a young child before moving to Glen Ridge where she lived for over 50 years. She graduated from Glen Ridge High School in 1960 and William Patterson College in 1964. She married the late Francis T. Keigher in 1967. They were married for 40 years before “Sonny” passed in 2008. For 33 years, Joan taught in Montclair at the Northeast School before retiring to Brielle in 1999.
Joan was the daughter of the late John and Vera (Perich) Golubowski; wife of the late Francis T. Keigher; mother of Sandy Egan and her husband Jeff; beloved grandmother of Jeffrey and Kelly Egan; and sister of the late Vera and Theodore Golubowski.
“Grandma Joan” as she was affectionately known by children and adults alike, was a mainstay at all of her grandchildren’s events.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Wednesday at 9 AM. The funeral mass will be offered at Immaculate Conception Church, 30 N Fullerton Avenue, Montclair at 10 AM. Interment Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-9 PM. Please express condolences at
For those who wish, in lieu of flowers donations to the Glen Ridge Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 8063, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 would be appreciated.