Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Oscar McCreight "Mac" Keffer

Male 1909 - 1972  (63 years)


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  • Name Oscar McCreight "Mac" Keffer 
    Residence 1909  87 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 26 Apr 1909  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Mac Keffer 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-177462P 
    Died 21 Nov 1972  [3
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried 24 Nov 1972  Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I177462  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father Oscar Albert Keffer,   b. 18 Nov 1877, Vaughan, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann "Sadie" McCreight,   b. 1878, Wingham, Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1899  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Family ID F175781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evaline G. Greuawald,   b. 9 Jul 1911,   d. 14 Mar 2002  (Age 90 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Keffer
     2. Michael Keffer
     3. Katherine Keffer
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F35587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mac Keffer dies; owned funeral firm

      Oscar McCreight (Mac) Keffer, a funeral director in Kitchener for the last 32 years, died at hospital following a herat attack Tuesday night. He was 63. Mr. Keffer was born here April 26, 1909, and established the Keffer Funeral Home in April 1940. He was a member of Trinity United Church and active in several clubs, including Grand River Lodge No. 151, Royal Arch Masons, Valette Preceptory No. 64 and Shriners. A Masonic service will be held at the funeral home Thursday at 7: 30 p.m. Survivors include his wife of 27 years, the former Evaline G. Greunawald; two sons, William and Michael; a daughter, Mrs. John (Katherine) Huisman; a sister, Alice (Mrs. Eugene Dillon) and two grandchildren, all of Kitchener. Mr. Keffer was predeceased by one brother. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Trinity United Church. Burial will be in Kitchener Mount Hope cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record November 1972

  • Sources 
    1. [S655] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 483091 (1899), Oscar McCreight Keffer.
      Oscar McCreight Keffer b. 26 Apr 1909 87 Frederick St., Berlin, s/o Oscar Albert Keffer (woodworking machine foreman), & Sarah Ann McCreight, married 25 Oct 1899 Preston

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 7.

    3. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Keffer/ Oscar (Mac) McCreight/ Apr. 26, 1909/ Nov. 21, 1972/ Evaline G. Greunawald/ July 9, 1911/ Mar. 14, 2002

    4. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 015675-99.
      Oscar Albert Keffer, 21, occ. Furniture Manufacturer, b. Vaughan, res. Preston, son of Abraham and Wilhelmina, married Sarah Ann McCreight, 21, b. Wingham, res. Preston, daughter of James and Alice, Witnesses Were A.V. Keffer of 24 Cedar St. Berlin, And Martha Hunter of Barrie, Oct. 25, 1899 at Preston

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1909 - 87 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Apr 1909 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Nov 1972 - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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