Obituary of Keith B. Holland
Mr. Keith B. Holland, 77, of Broadalbin, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam.
Born in Fort Johnson, NY on March 24, 1943, a son of William Holland and Blanche Becker Holland. Keith was a lifelong area resident and attended local schools. He worked for several years for the New York State Office of General Services as a Mechanic in Albany, NY.
Keith was a communicant of St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church in Hagaman, NY.
He enjoyed boating, camping, and taking walks with his wife Mary Ellen. He was also an avid car enthusiast. In his free time, you could always find him working with his sons. Keith was well known for being a handyman, he would happily drop everything to help a friend or family member in need.
Keith married Mary Ellen Rusik Holland on April 19, 1964. They were married 56 years. In addition to his loving wife he is survived by three sons, Mark K. (Tammy) Holland of Broadalbin, NY, Kenneth R. (April) Holland of Broadalbin, NY, and Todd A. Holland of Amsterdam. Cherished grandchildren, Jessica and Jacob Holland of Broadalbin, NY. Nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. He was predeceased by his parents William and Blanche Holland and three brothers, William, Wayne, and Dwight Holland.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 11:30 AM at St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, 51 Pawling St, Hagaman, NY with Father Jeffrey M. L'Arche, M.S. as celebrant. If attending mass please wear a mask and follow NYS guidelines for Covid 19. There are no calling hours. Private interment will be in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Hagaman, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Keith’s memory to the Liberty Foundation, 43 Liberty Drive, Amsterdam, NY 12010. Please sign the virtual guestbook and leave condolences at www.brbsfuneral.com.