Marian Daly Keating

marian keating
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.

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  1. Tom, Heartfelt sympathy to you and to your family with good memories of Marian in high school and at our class reunions.

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