MCKEOWN, Lawrence William

Passed away peacefully to eternity after a battle with cancer at the age of 67 on Monday, September 20, 2021, at home with family by his side.  Beloved son of the late William (Bill) James McKeown and the late Loretta Agnes Donohue.  Beloved husband of Carole Morneault of 20 years.  Dear brother to Maureen, Jack (Ronna), Kathryn Paquin (Gary), Donna Merryweather (Kieth), Mary Anne LaChance (Ted).  Predeceased by his brother Gerard, his stepmother Betty Jane Allin and his father-in-law Georges Morneault.  Mourned by his mother-in-law Murielle Morneault and two sisters-in-law Lynne Bergeron (Luc) and Anne Voisine (Réginald).  Loving uncle to many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.  Lawrence will be missed by many extended family, church family and friends.  Lawrence will be remembered for his passionate faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and the desire to share his faith to all who would listen.  The many prayers and expressions of Christian love during his illness have been greatly appreciated.  Thank you to the caring nurses and PSWs at ParaMed.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) for visitation on Friday, September 24, 2021 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m.  Please RSVP via the link below.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Carriage Country Baptist Church, 4830 Trulls Road, Courtice, ON.  The funeral service will also be livestreamed and can be found by clicking the second link listed below. Please sign up via the link below.   In honour of Lawrence’s memory, donations may be made to Carriage Country Baptist Church.  Online condolences can be shared at





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  • Sep 21, 2021

    Catherine McGrath
    My deepest sympathy to all the McKeown family .Especially to you Carole, your husband for 20 years . There was no kinder , gentler man than Lawrence. Soft spoken with a beautiful smile. He  will be greatly missed by all who knew him .
  • Sep 21, 2021

    Pat and Eleanor Doyle
    Our sincere  codolences to all the family Bless you 
  • Sep 21, 2021

    Anike Bourque
    Uncle Lawrence will be greatly miss, but just for a short time... for we know we will meet again in heaven with our Lord and Savior! Our deepest sympathies to you, tante Carole. We are heartbroken. 
    Bristen, Anike, Naomi and Caleb
  • Sep 22, 2021

    Jessica Roy Lopez
    My deepest sympathy to you Carole, may the Lord strengthen you in this great loss.
    With much love,
    The Lopez family
  • Sep 22, 2021

    Patricia Sirois
    May our Lord be with you during this great loss of yours. With love . Pat Sirois
  • Sep 22, 2021

    Eveline Daigle
    OUR deepest sympathy to Carole and family. May Our precious Lord be with you all through these hard times. God bless you all!
    Eveline Daigle
  • Sep 22, 2021

    Randy Baker
    Dear Carole
    Our deepest condolences on your great loss. 
    Randy and Lori
  • Sep 22, 2021

    Valérie and Marie Ange Lagace
    Our deepest condolences for your loss Carole! May the Lord keep you and give you courage in this trial! We are praying for you! With much love in Christ. Valérie and Marie Ange from Green River
  • Sep 22, 2021

    Gilles Roy
    Mes sincères condoléances dans le Seigneur Jésus Christ!
    Que le Père des miséricordes et le Dieu de toute consolation(2Co.1:3),te console et veille sur toi.
  • Sep 22, 2021

    Arlene and Ken Crichton
    Our deepest condolences to Carole and all the family. I just spoke to Aunt Marie Pedwell who also asked me to pass on her deepest sympathies as well. 
  • Sep 23, 2021

    David McManus
    I worked with Lawrence for several years when he first started at OPG, staying in touch occasionally since then. 
    Lawrence will always be remembered for his bright smile that never seemed to leave his face. He was a positive influence on everyone around him and a  dedicated worker. It was a honor to have known him and he will be remembered with fondness and respect of a lovely person.
    David McManus   
  • Sep 23, 2021

    Larry Grabowski
    Irene and I send our heartfelt condolences to all the family. I worked with him at OPG where he was a sharp, dependable and caring man. He will be missed.
  • Sep 23, 2021

    Gaëtanne Pelletier
    Je tiens à exprimer nos plus sincères condoléances Carole de moi-même, Alexander (Amanda) et Jessica. Bien que nous ne serons pas là en personne, assures-toi que nous y serons très certainement dans nos pensées et nos prières. Lawrence may now rest in peace in the presence of GOD!
  • Sep 23, 2021

    helene arsenault
    my sincere sympathy to you Carole and the rest of the family.  It is a rough at this time but the Lord knows the pain, the loneliness He will always be at your side to comfort you, to console you.  He is our best friend we have. He is our support in everything. For the days to come the Lord will take in His arms and Say Carole I am Here for you, luv yu   Helene Arsenault
  • Sep 23, 2021

    Paula Kitchen
    Carole, I am thinking of you and your family at this sad time.
    God bless you Lawrence.
    Paula Kitchen
  • Sep 23, 2021

    Laurie and Clare Robinson
    Carole, you have our sincere sympathies. Lawrence was a true family friend and will be missed by us all.  Many happy memories of escapades over the years that we’ll cherish.  RIP Lawrence.
  • Sep 24, 2021

    Linda Ellis-Merchant
    Mary Anne, so sorry to hear about Lawrence. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Remember and Celebrate the happy times. 
  • Sep 24, 2021

    Selma Dobrick
    Carole, our sincerest condolences on the loss of your wonderful husband, Lawrence.  May the fact that you have so many friends and acquaintances that love you and care about you give you some comfort at this sad time.
    Selma & Erika
  • Sep 25, 2021

    John Brum
    Carole, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.
     I had the great pleasure of working with Lawrence for many years at Darlington. Lawrence always had a huge infectious smile and his talents were endless. 
    Lawrence rest in peace. 
    John and Nancy Brum
  • Sep 25, 2021

    Cindy & Walt Parks
    Our thoughts/prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.  We will always remember Lawrence with his warm, pleasant, caring greeting.  Carriage Country will certainly miss the many hats he wore at the church, i.e. maintenance, filling in for the pastor, solo performances, evening services when we had the prophecy videos, etc. etc. etc.
    He will be greatly missed, but with his unwavering faith in the Lord, we know where he is today.
    God Bless,
    With love,
    Cindy & Walt
  • Sep 25, 2021

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  • Sep 25, 2021

    Patty Craft
    I was very shocked and saddened to read about Lawrence's passing.  I knew him from Sir Sandford Fleming College back in the late 80's, through the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship.  My sincere condolences to his wife and family. It is comforting to know that he is now with the Lord.
  • Sep 28, 2021

    Dave Kendall
    So sad to hear of this. One of my best childhood buddies & spent time with Darlene & I when he worked here in Snow Lake. Rest in peace Lawrence Dave & Darlene Kendall
  • Sep 29, 2021

    Matt Crafts
    I had the pleasure of starting my Ontario Hydro career with Lawrence many years ago. He was a thoughtful, caring person who was always willing to share his knowledge and experiences. I will always remember his infectious smile and laugh. Please accept my sincere condolences.
  • Sep 29, 2021

    Mary English-Cooper
    I was very surprised and saddened to learn about Lawrence's passing. He will be remembered for his smile and kind ways.  When I think of Lawrence, I recall him as a teenager in high school when he was in the same grade as my sister Kathryn, and then in his early twenties
    when he visited while in Vancouver.  I send my deepest condolences to his family and friends.
  • Sep 30, 2021

    Brent MacIntosh
    I'm Sorry to hear of Lawrence's passing. I also had the pleasure of working with Lawrence at DNGS. He was an excellent coworker and I will always remember sharing lunch periods and having a few laughs with him and the fellas on the turbine crew. He was a true gentleman.
  • Oct 1, 2021

    Shirley Clark
    So very sorry for your loss. 
    Praying for you
    God Bless you and the family
  • Oct 3, 2021

    Clinton Young
    My deepest condolences for your loss. I worked with Lawrence at Ontario Hydro and will always remember his smile. We are all better for having had Lawrence touch our lives. God Bless. Rest In Peace Lawrence.
  • Oct 9, 2021

    Stephen R B Harris
    Saddened to learn of Lawrence's passing.  Didn't know until yesterday.  Got to know of Lawrence and Carol at Carriage Country Baptist Church. May God give Carol much strength and comfort.

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