Corner Brook, NL It is with great sadness that the family of Maxwell David Keeping, son of Elsie and Hiram Keeping, announce his passing on Monday, February 12, 2018. Max was the beloved husband of Christine (Butt) Keeping, father to Jeffrey (Arlene) and Jill (Mark). He was a caring grandfather to Henry, and step-grandfather to Andrew, Paula and Robin. Max was a fun loving brother to Linda, Shirley, Classie, Martha (deceased), Emma (deceased), Randell, Allan, Donald (deceased) and Hiram (deceased) and spouses. He was a cherished son-in-law to Eileen Butt and John Joe Butt (deceased), and brother-in-law to Shirley, Wanda, Rick (deceased), Valda, Carl, Byron, and spouses. Max was a generous soul who helped others in anyway he could. He was a supportive parent who was involved in the activities that his children enjoyed, including the Air Cadet Parents Committee, and School Parent Committee. Max was a member of St. Mary the Virgin Church as a volunteer and vestry member. He was active with the MS society. In his younger days, he enjoyed taking long walks alone and with his loving wife of 47 years, as well as swimming, and cross-country skiing. In recent years, Max spent his time reading, doing word puzzles and keeping himself knowledgeable about world events and politics. You could always count on an engaging conversation and witty comments from Max. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Friday, February 16 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. The funeral service will take place at 2:00 pm on February 16 at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Curling Street with The Venerable Edward King officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. A reception will follow the interment service at St. Mary’s the Virgin Anglican Church. The family requests no flowers, donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice or St. Mary’s Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca.