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Marian Keating Obituary

Marian Daly Keating
Marian Daly Keating

December 27, 1929 - June 11, 2017
Born in New Bedford, MA
Resided in Asheville, NC
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Marian Patricia Daly Keating, 87, of Asheville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the Laurels of Green Tree Ridge.

Born in New Bedford, MA, but a lifelong resident of Asheville, she was a daughter of the late John and Anne Hooton Daly. She was also preceded in death by four siblings, Cathorne Williams, John Daly Jr., James Daly and William Daly.

Marian is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Thomas Keating; two daughters, Lynn Abernethy and her husband, Avery, of Auburn, AL and Kathleen Hollar and her husband, Maurice of Asheville; two sons, Joseph Keating of Arden and Timothy Keating of Asheville; four grandchildren, Joey Keating, Michael Keating, Erica Scott and Sam Christopher; one sister-in-law, Virginia Daly of Cleveland, GA and many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:30 PM on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Basilica of St. Lawrence, DM. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family graciously asks that memorial donations be made to ABCCM, 20 Twentieth Street, Asheville, NC 28806 (

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.




Funeral Mass
Basilica of St. Lawrence DM
97 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC US 28801
Friday, June 16, 2017
2:30 PM
Riverside Cemetery
53 Birch Street
Asheville, NC US 28801
Friday, June 16, 2017

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