Obituary – Thomas Patrick Keating (c.1866 – 1944)

Thomas P. Keating

Lonaconing, January 4 – Thomas Patrick Keating, 78, died Monday at his home on St. Mary’s Terrace, after an illness of several months. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Keating, he was born in Scotland, coming to Lonaconing at an early age. He was a retired miner; member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Holy Name society. Mrs. Keating, the former Margaret O’Toole, died four years ago. Surviving children are Charles, Detroit; James, McMullen Highway; Mrs. Alex Woods, St. Mary’s Terrace; and Mrs. Walter Miller, Cumberland. One sister, Miss Catherine Keating, also survives.

Source: Thomas P. Keating,The Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, January 4, 1944, p. 5.

(Thomas Patrick Keating was a member of the Keating family that I call the Lonaconing Keatings, from Allegany County, Maryland. Although not known to be related, they lived close by my own Frostburg Keatings and shared many of the same names.)

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