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Keith Charles Nashawaty

April 6, 1966 ~ November 1, 2017 (age 51)

On November 1, 2017, Keith quietly passed away in his sleep due to natural causes.

Keith was born on April 6, 1966, in Cambridge, Mass., the oldest son of Charles Nashawaty and Rosemary (Navarro) Flaherty. He grew up in Needham and went to Needham High School before attending Stanford University, where he earned a B.A. in political science as well as an M.S. in Sociology. He later attended and graduated from the University of Chicago Law School.  After law school, Keith returned to California — his happy place — to begin his career with Sullivan & Cromwell. Soon after, he met his wife, Stephanie (Stewart) Nashawaty. Keith loved the law, but his true passion was sports. While physically on the West Coast, his heart belonged to and beat to the ups and downs of the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins.

Soon, after the birth of his first daughter, Lauren, the family moved back to the East Coast to be closer to family.  There, he welcomed a second daughter, Danielle. Keith was always the loudest and funniest voice in any room he was in. He seemed to know something about everything, whether it was politics, movies, reality TV, four-star hotels, and everything in between. He was full of life, and enjoyed living his with an enviable kind of enthusiasm — flying to the Masters or the Super Bowl on a moment’s notice, tirelessly searching for the best burger in New England, or road-tripping around Beverly Hills in search of celebrities’ homes. When he laughed, which was often, you couldn’t help but laugh too.

Beloved father of Lauren Rose Nashawaty and Danielle Nicole Nashawaty, both of Needham. Loving son of Rosemary (Navarro) Flaherty of Chatham, Charles Nashawaty and his wife Lois of Needham. Dear brother of Chris Nashawaty and his wife Jennifer Procopio of Norwalk, Connecticut. Loving uncle of Charlie and Rooney Nashawaty. Former husband of Stephanie (Stewart) Nashawaty. 

Keith's Funeral Service will be held Monday November 6, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home, 8 Spring St. (at the corner of Centre St.) WEST ROXBURY.  Visiting hours Sunday 4 to 8 p.m.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. 

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Keith's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105. 

Keith will be laid to rest at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Roxbury.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105

 Service Information

November 5, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home
8 Spring Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Funeral Service
November 6, 2017

10:00 AM
Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home
8 Spring Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Interment following funeral service
November 6, 2017

St. Joseph Cemetery
990 LaGrange St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

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