Christina A. “Justy” Keane, 87, formerly of Stamford, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2023 in Goodyear, Arizona. Christina was born in Stamford on September 30, 1935 to the late John J. and Isabel Genovese Carlo.
Justy, as known by close friends and family throughout her life, graduated Stamford High School in 1953 and then pursued a degree in business administration from UCONN graduating in 1957. She then worked for several years as an accountant for J. Michael Cantore, Certified Public Accountants on Bedford Street. Having married her first husband Arthur “Buddy” Gallup, she raised her two boys until they completed school. Later in life she worked for the Greenwich Education Association. Justy was an active parishioner of North Stamford Congregational Church with her second husband Robert.
Justy is survived by her two sons; Jon Gallup, of Stamford and Robert C. Gallup of New Canaan; her two grandchildren, Kristi L. Gallup, of Philadelphia and Casey S. Gallup of Brooklyn, New York; a stepson, Kevin Keane of Washington, DC; two stepdaughters, Carolyn Heyman of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Marianne Keane of Canaan, Connecticut as well as her sister Gail Davidson, of Goodyear, Arizona and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Amber and Alanna Hallaway of Phoenix, Arizona for the loving care provided to Justy in her final years.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 8:30-9:45 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial, to be celebrated at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart RC Church, 37 Schuyler Avenue, Stamford. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Rockrimmon Road, Stamford.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Christina’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com.