Frances (Piccirillo) Keating (~1920 – 22 January 2012)


Frances P., 92, of Whiting, NJ, died on Sunday January 22, 2012 of natural causes at the Whiting Health Care Center.

Frances was the daughter of the late Antonia and Andrew Piccirillo of Naples, Italy.

Frances was born in New York City, grew up in Fort Lee, NJ and was a WWII veteran of the Navy Waves. Following her release from the service, she became a beautician which became her profession for over 25 years.

Frances was the loving mother to her two sons Ronald Keating of Sinking Spring, PA and Lawrence Keating of Whiting, NJ. Also surviving are her two grandsons: Thomas and William Keating, sisters: Mary Lijoi of Farmingdale, NY, Dolores Chesler of Whiting, NJ, and brother: John Keating of Fort Lee, NJ and many nieces, nephews and their children.

Frances was predeceased by a sister Ida O’Grady and brothers Joseph and Paul Keating.

A Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6-9 PM at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home – 115 Lacey Rd Whiting, NJ. Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 9 AM. Interment will follow at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery.

Published in The Record/Herald News on January 25, 2012

Source:, Viewed: 26 January 2012.

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