Methuen — Keith Allan Dubois, age 43, formerly of Merrimac, died unexpectedly at his home in Methuen on Monday evening, March 18, 2013.
Born in Haverhill, January 29, 1970, he was the son of Ernest Dubois of Danville, N.H. and Jean Ryan of Edgewater, FLla. and beloved grandson of the late Frank and Phyllis Ryan. He was a graduate of Whittier Vocational Technical School. For many years, Keith was a heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technician. Most recently he worked for Homans Associates in Wilmington as a Technical Support Specialist. Keith enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling, skiing, but his favorite was dancing. He had a great sense of humor and was always joking around and laughing.
In addition to his mother and father, he is survived by his two daughters, Amanda and Rebecca Dubois of Peabody; three sisters, Nicole Gage and husband, Keith of Kingston, N.H., Kellie Thomas and husband, John of Merrimac and Colleen Band of Edgewater, Fla.; two brothers, Patrick Emery and Marla of Notingham, N.H. and Mark Emery of Amesbury; five nephews, Dylan Gage, Ryan Thomas and wife Megan, Trevor Thomas, and Jason and Geoffrey Band; eleven nieces, Marissa Desrocher, Olivia Gage, Tarah and Heather Thomas, Brenda Band, Chelsea, Jessica, Brianne, Stacie, Megan and Ashlee, along with aunts, uncles, cousins and many close friends, all of whom are truly saddened by his sudden passing. His contagious laughter will forever resound in the hearts of those who loved him.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours at the Highland Chapel of Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Avenue, Amesbury, will be Sunday, March 24, from 12 to 2 p.m. immediately followed by services at 2 p.m. Interment in Locust Grove Cemetery, Merrimac, will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Anna Jaques Community Health Foundation, 25 Highland Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950 or online at ajh.thankyou4caring.org.