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Michael Austin Kerins, 82, Of Thornwood, House Sacristan At Holy Innocents

Michael Austin Kerins
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THORNWOOD, N.Y. - Michael Austin Kerins of Thornwood died Aug. 4. He was 82.

Kerins was born Aug. 30, 1930, to Mary Ann McDonagh and Patrick Kerins in Tubberbride, Collooney, Sligo Ireland. Throughout his career he was a horse trainer, a bus driver for Liberty Lines, and most recently, a house sacristan at Holy Innocents since 1985.

Kerins is survived by his children, Lisa McLoughlin, Michael Kerins, Deb Gerry, and Kevin Kerins; four grandchildren; siblings, Eithne Weir, Breege Bergin, Dympna Harrison, Paddy Kerins, Donal Kerins, Dermot Kerins and Francis Kerins.

Calling hours are Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  at Beecher Flooks Funeral Home 418 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, (914)769-0001. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 at Holy Innocents located at 431 Bedford Road, Pleasantville NY (914)769-0025. Burial will follow at All Souls Cemetery, Pleasantville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rosary Hill Home at 600 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532.

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