In Memory of Walter R. Kehoe

October 2, 2019

Resided in New Hartford, NY


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Walter R. Kehoe, 71, passed away on Wednesday October 2, 2019 at the Presbyterian Home in New Hartford, NY, after a long illness brought about by an inherited brain condition called “CADASIL”, or White Matter Disease.

Walter was born in Utica, NY, in 1948 to Robert M. Kehoe and Virginia M. (Brown) Kehoe. He leaves one brother, William A. Kehoe, 72, of Marcy, NY.

Walter graduated from Notre Dame High School in Utica in 1966, and from Syracuse University in 1970, with a major in English. He worked in the Charlottesville, VA area for a number of years as a newspaper reporter. He then became a teacher, and later headmaster for many years, at The Einstein School in Charlottesville.

Walter was an avid horse owner, participating in many dressage and other equestrian events in the Charlottesville area.

Calling hours will be held on Friday October 4, 2019 from 4 – 7pm at the Friedel, Williams, & Edmunds Funeral Home at 13 Oxford Road, New Hartford, NY. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10am, followed by graveside services at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Whitesboro, NY.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Home of CNY, PO Box 1144, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413-0144.