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Keith W. Eggers

January 20, 1953 January 26, 2018
Keith W. Eggers
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Keith W. Eggers, 65, of Haverhill, died Friday, January 26, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston after a valiant battle with leukemia.

He was born in Norwich, CT, January 20, 1953, son of Muriel L. (Hinners) Eggers of Andover and the late Richard H. Eggers, Jr.

Keith was educated in the Levittown, NY, and Farmingdale, NY school systems. In 1974 he graduated from Norwich University with a Bachelors Degree in English. After moving to Massachusetts in 1977, he earned his Registered Nursing Degree from Northern Essex Community College.

Until his retirement in 2006 he was employed as an RN in the ICU and as a Clinical Systems Analyst at the former Hale and Merrimack Valley Hospitals, Haverhill, for over 20 years.

Keith enjoyed hiking, skiing, biking, calligraphy, building ships in bottles, tank models and was a military historian.

Besides his mother his survivors include his loving wife of 35 years, Deborah (Holland) Eggers of Haverhill, his daughter, Kaitlin Eggers of Haverhill, a brother, Bruce Eggers and his wife Gonny of Boca Raton, FL, his in-laws Rina and Jack Petit of Litchfield, NH, Patricia and Michael MacDonald of East Kingston, NH, Maurice and Paula Holland of North Andover, MA, Margaret (Dolly) Holland of New York NY, and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his calling hours on Wednesday, January 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. A private graveside service will be held in the spring at the Norwich University Cemetery in Northfield VT. Contributions in his memory may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Research at 10 Brooklyn Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 or online at To share a memory or for more information please visit

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4:00 PM 1/31/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/31/2018 7:00:00 PM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill

106 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830

H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill
106 Summer Street Haverhill 01830 MA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

P.O. BOX 849168
Boston, MA 02284-9168

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