Susan Keane was born in Long Island City, New York, USA on 14 October 1912 to Irish immigrants, John and Mary Hughes. She had a twin sister, Mary Theresa “Terry” McCullough, and a younger sister, Cecilia.
In 1948, she married Peter Keane, and they moved to Allendale, New Jersey in 1960. The couple had two children: Susan Vogel and Peter K. Keane. Her husband died in 2008.
Susan Keane passed away in Allendale, New Jersey, USA, on 22 October 2023, at the age of 111 years, 8 days. She was survived by her daughter and son-in-law, five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.