Youth’s Body Recovered From Stream (7 April 1965)

Youth’s Body Recovered From Stream

A Requiem High Mass will be celebrated for James Joseph Keating Jr., 19, Beans Cove, who was drowned Saturday in the Bush River near Joppa, Md., on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church, Bean’s Cove.

Rev. Daniel Conway, OFM, Cap., pastor, will be the celebrant and interment will be at the parish cemetery.

The Keating youth was with William Hill, 27, of Baltimore, when the boat they were in capsized. Mr. Hill managed to swim to the shore following the accident.

The Keating youth was born in Frostburg, and was a son of James Joseph and Nora (Pate [sic – Pape]) Keating, Beans Cove. He was a member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church at Beans Cove.

He attended St. Michael’s Parochial School in Frostburg, and LaSalle High School. He had been employed by the Pape Dry Wall Company of Baltimore.

Also surviving are a brother, John Keating, at home; four sisters, Eleanor, Dorothy and Cathy Keating, all at home, and Sister Noreen, C.D.P., St. Ann’s Convent, Pittsburgh; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Pape, Baltimore, Joseph Keating, Frostburg, district game warden for Allegany County, is an uncle of the youth.

The body is at  the Scarpelli Funeral Home where the family will receive friends tomorrow and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

The rosary will be recited at the funeral home on Thursday at 8:30 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Donald and Carl Donaghue, Dale Clayton, Edward Bridges, Charles Logue, and Jonathon McElfish.

Source: Youth’s Body Recovered From Stream, Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 7 April 1965, p. 18.

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