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Joseph "Joe" Thomas O'Keefe

July 22, 1961 — December 26, 2020



Joseph “Joe” Thomas O’Keefe

Buccaneers & Star Trek Fan -

Joseph “Joe” Thomas O’Keefe, age 59, of Lemoyne, passed away at Select Specialty Hospital on Saturday, December 26, 2020.  Joe was born on Saturday, July 22, 1961, in Harrisburg, PA to the late Joseph William O’Keefe and Mary Alice (Snavely) O’Keefe.  In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death in 2017 by his sister Patricia “Pat” Ann Bowes.

Joe’s survivors include his two daughters: Mary Teresa Vannucci and husband Michael of Hernando, Florida, Erin Elizabeth O'Keefe of Florida; his three grandsons: Michael Vannucci II, Mason Vannucci, Landon Vannucci; his three siblings:  Mary Frances O’Keefe, Sue O’Keefe, Bryan O’Keefe and wife CaroleJo “CJ” of Enola; and several nieces and nephews.

Joe graduated from William Penn High School as part of the class of 1979.  Over the past five years, Joe worked at A & S Kinard in York as a truck driver.  Joe was an avid Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Star Trek fan.  His family will hold memories of Joe in their hearts.

Joe’s family will be celebrating his life privately.  Cremation was private.

Joe’s family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Joe’s full obituary, view his memorial photo, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign his official guest book by visiting

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