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Obituary: Bridgit Lee (Grimes) McKeough, 39; Owned Clipper Cottage

Obituary for Bridgit Lee (Grimes) McKeough, 39, of Middleton.

Middleton - Bridgit Lee (Grimes) McKeough, 39, of Middleton, died unexpectedly in Lahey Clinic Burlington on Oct. 17.

Born in Beverly, the daughter of Jacquelyn (Garvey) Grimes of Peabody and the late Edward Grimes, she was raised in Salem. For three years, Bridgit attended at Essex Agricultural and Technical School where she pursued what has been a lifelong passion of animals.  She then returned to and was graduated from Salem High School. For several years she had worked with animals at Richardson’s Dairy in Middleton until her liver illness.

With tremendous gratitude to her brother’s liver donation, Bridgit’s life was enhanced and she has owned and operated Clipper Cottage in Hamilton for the past 10 years.

Bridgit is survived by a daughter Danica Gage and her father David Gage of Middleton, three brothers Edward Grimes of Swampscott, Jon Paul Grimes of Marblehead and Anthony Grimes of Salem, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sister Tammy Grimes.

Relatives and friends were invited to visiting hours on Oct. 24 in the Murphy Funeral Home in Salem followed by funeral services. Interment was private.

In lieu of flowers, his family request memorial contributions be made to the Bridgit Lee McKeough Memorial Fund, c/o Marblehead Bank, Cummings Center Office, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 101-F, Beverly, MA 01915.

For online guest book or additional information please call 978-744-0497 or visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com.

Jay Burnham October 28, 2012 at 10:02 AM
Bridgit always displayed a positive image, even as she was experiencing a life or death illness and she was indeed passionate about animals and was an adoring mother to Danica. We will miss her here in Hamilton.

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