Maryann McTeague Keifer Tribute
Maryann McTeague Keifer was the host of Ireland Tonight from January 2008 to October 2022.
A copy of her obituary from MaherFuneralServices.com appears below:
Cherished Wife of Thomas Keifer
Devoted Mother of Christine (Jim) Andrew
Dearest Grandmother of Cory Johnson and Cole Johnson
Beloved Daughter of the late Helen Marie and James McTeague
Loving Sister of: Jeanne McTeague, James (Randi) McTeague, Marilyn (Terry) Reed, Rosemary (Christopher) Grant, Peggy (Peter) Kiron, Michael (Lin) McTeague, Carol (Joseph) Ricken and John (late Maureen) McTeague
Loving Sister-in-law of the late William (Yvonne) Keifer, Jack (Ellen) Keifer, Kathy Keifer (Rae Sena) and Joseph (Gina) Keifer
Fond Aunt of many nieces and nephews.
A graduate of Northern Illinois University, teacher at Orland Park School District 135, principal at Jerling Junior High and Liberty Schools, adjunct professor at Governor State and Chicago State University. As a lover of Irish music, she was a strong supporter of many musicians, a writer at Irish Music Magazine, Radio Host of Ireland Tonight at WDCB and music columnist at Irish American News.