Darr S.  Keirn
Darr S. Keirn, of Lockport, passed away at the Elderwood Nursing Home, at age 85, on November 4, 2019.
After high school, Darr enlisted in the Marine Corps to serve proudly as a Mortar Team and Small Arms Specialist. He served honorably from July 12, 1954 through July 11, 1957, in honor of his brother Sgt. Meredith Keirn (USMC 1950, KIA). Later he enlisted with the Lockport Army National Guard (Charlie Company) from 1974 through 1992, when he retired from active duty.
Darr was a leader in his community. He loved his family and friends and approached life with great humor. He will be missed by many.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Irene Keirn. Survived by children, Randall (Sheri) Keirn, Darr (Alicia) Keirn II, Denise (Michael) Cendoma and Paula (John) Currie. Darr adored his grandchildren, Morgan, John Jr., Darby, Sarah and Caroline.
In honor of Darr, a celebration of his life will be held after the new year.
Published on November 8, 2019


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Marcia Ray
Nov 14, 2019
Dear Irene. I always enjoyed our brief visits upon entering Elderwood to visit my mom. Darr would be in the front lobby and we would chat and share greetings. He had such an interesting history. God bless you.
Fred Plecha
Nov 10, 2019
A good neighbor and friend. We have missed seeing you and talking with you since your stroke. It was good to see you the times Randy and Darby brought you by.
Noreen Borner
Nov 08, 2019
Irene so sorry to read about Darby ‘s passing hope your doing okay I know how hard this is in our life we had some good timed at the parties a long time ago.