John William “Jack” Keating (24 July 1926 – 9 April 2012)

John William “Jack” Keating of Grafton, Ohio died on 9 April 2012 at the home of his son, Curt at age 85. He was born 24 July 1926 to Angie (née McMeans) and John M. Keating in Johnston, Pennsylvania. Funeral services Read More …

Kathleen T. Keating (? – 5 June 2012)

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 Read More …

Births – December 8, 2009

Births – December 8, 2009 WMHS Memorial Campus Christy and Andy McCoy, Keyser, W.Va., a daughter, Avery Brooke, Nov. 13, 2009. Western Maryland Regional Medical Center Bethany and Aaron Alt, a daughter, Juliet Hyacinth Alt, Nov. 24, 2009. Paternal grandparents Read More …

Marjorie Keating née Haines (24 September 1923 – 21 January 2012)

Marjorie (Haines) Keating Marjorie Haines Keating a long time resident of Devon and Strafford, PA., died January 21, 2012 at her home in Bryn Mawr. She was 88. Daughter of the late Wilbur and Alexandra Carrick Haines, she was born Read More …

Kevin J. Keating (~1952 – 25 November 2011)

Kevin J. Keating Kevin J. Keating, 59 Of Upper Darby, formerly of Overbrook Kevin J. Keating, 59, passed away November 25, 2011. He graduated from St. Thomas More High School, class of 1971. He was the son of the late Read More …

John H. “Jeff” Keating (14 October 1936 – 1 September 2011)

SHREWSBURY John H. “Jeff” Keating, 74, died Thursday, September 1, 2011, at Rest Haven, York. He was the husband of Beverly D. (Bowden) Keating. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, October 29, from Christ Lutheran Read More …

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

KEATING 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 Read More …

The Sand Patch Tunnel

“The following year, my father and his brother Patrick began to take contracts all up through Pa., Va., and West Va., and began to build the railroads to open up the three states. It took years to finish them. It Read More …

John Keating and his Forbears

Note: Despite the similarites in names and geography, I know of no relationship to John Keating. However, having said that, I would love to find a familial link to this distinguished family. At the bottom of this article, I’ve included Read More …

Catherine M. (Counihan) McGrath (c. Jun 1888 – 1 July 1971)

Mrs. William McGrath Mrs. Catherine M. McGrath, 82, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital. She had been a patient at the Cumberland Nursing Home. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Keating) Counihan and Read More …

John Francis Counihan (? – 23 November 1973)

John F. Counihan John Francis Counihan, formerly of 231 Race Street, died yesterday. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late John and Catherine (Keating) Counihan. His wife, Mary T. (Hart) Counihan, also preceded him in death. Mr. Read More …

Father Edward Louis “Benedict” Pope (17 September 1929 – 9 December 2008)

Father Benedict Pope [Pittsburgh] PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Father Benedict Pope, OFM Cap., 79, died on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 at Vincentian Home, Pittsburgh. Father Ben was born in Cumberland, Md. on Sept. 17, 1929 to Claude and Regina (Loraditch) Pope. Read More …

Cathleen E. Keating (c. 1933 – 10 February 2007)

Keating, Cathleen E. Cathleen E. Keating, age 74, died on Saturday, February 10, 2007 at the Court House Convalescent Center, Cape May Court House. Born in Philadelphia she summered in Stone Harbor. At retirement her and husband George’s love for Read More …

George T. Keating Sr. ( – 30 October 2008)

George T. Keating Sr. KEATING, GEORGE T., SR., 77 – of Linden Lane, Stone Harbor, joined his beloved wife Cathleen who was his lifetime sole mate, suddenly on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at the Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. George was Read More …