Kathleen T. Keating of Dunmore, Pennsylvania died on 5 June 2012 in Regional Hospital of Scranton Hospice Unit of an illness. She was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to the late Arthur and Marion (Hunter) Trask. Funeral services on 9 June 2012 at 9:30am at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut Street, Dunmore. Burial will be private.
Kathleen was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, Worcester, and attended Emmanuel College, Boston. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Scranton.
She was a founding partner of the Curiosity Shop at Green Ridge Corners in Scranton, Pennsylvania. SheÂ served as executive director of the Waverly Community House from 1999 to 2005. She alsoÂ worked for the Scranton Pocono Girl Scout Council, the American Cancer Society and the Voluntary Action Center.
She was a member of the board of trustees of the Lackawanna Historical Society, and served as the assistant treasurer at the time of her death. Â She was also involved with theÂ Electric City Theater, theÂ American Foundation for Suicide Prevention,Â and was past president of the Dunmore Elementary Center PTA.
She was a member ofÂ St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church (Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish) in Dunmore.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Maria Catena Keating in 2006, and sister-in-law Maria A. Keating earlier this year.
She is survived by husband Dominic J. Keating; a son, James, Jersey City, New Jersey; and daughters, Phoebe Keating Wilson and husband, Kevin, of Scranton; and Catherine T. Keating, Dunmore; and five grandchildren Anna, Jackson and Dominic, Scranton; and Rain and Kai, Dunmore.
Abstracted by John W. Keating III on 12 June 2012.
Source: (2012).Â Kathleen T. Keating. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thetimes-tribune/obituary.aspx?n=kathleen-t-keating&pid=157958964. [Last Accessed 12 June 2012].