Lillian (Gardiner) Keating (c. 1897 – 13 August 1987)

Lillian Keating

Lillian Keating (nee Gardiner), 90, of Elyria, died at Elyria Memorial Hospital this morning after a brief illness.

She was born in Providence, R.I., and was a 16-year resident of Elyria.

A member of St. Mary Church, Elyria, she also belonged to the Jolly ’60s and Pioneer clubs.

Surviving are a daughter, Lillian McLaughlin of Elyria; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Her husband, James, preceded her in death in 1967.

Friends may call at the Curtis-Scheufler Funeral Home, Elyria, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

The Altar and Rosemary Society of St. Mary Church will recite the rosary Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Services will be Monday at 9 a.m. at the funeral home with 9:30 a.m. Mass following at St. Mary Church, Elyria.

Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria.

Christian wake services will be Sunday at 8 p.m.

Source: Lillian Keating, The Chronicle Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, 13 August 1987, p. D-2.

One Reply to “Lillian (Gardiner) Keating (c. 1897 – 13 August 1987)”

  1. Looking for any relatives of this lady, Lillian Keating. I’m doing some work for the Gardner family of Rhode Island and suspect this lady was a member of the family. Please contact me at
    Many thanks,
    Tricia Ford

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