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Rev Fr Pius F. Keating

Rev Fr Pius F. Keating

Birth
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Jan 2007 (aged 90)
Larksville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Larksville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Father Pius Keating, S.A.



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His burial is in St Vincent DePaul Cemetery, Larksville


Rev Fr Pius Keating (1916 - 2007) - Find A Grave Memorial




Father Pius Keating, S.A., a retired U.S. Navy chaplain who also was a pastor in North Carolina, died Jan. 17 at Carefree Manor in Carefree, Ariz. He was 90. He was chaplain at the U.S. Public Health Hospital on Staten Island from 1948 to 1951, when he began a 20-year career in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Father Keating was chaplain of the 11th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; served for two years in the combat zone of the Korean War; and was chaplain of the Naval Training Center in Bainbridge, Md. Following his retirement from the Navy with the rank of commander, he was chaplain at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif. He then was pastor for some 20 years at parishes in North Carolina. Born in Plymouth, Penn., he entered the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement at Graymoor in 1937 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1946. He is survived by a sister, Helen Watts. A Funeral Mass was offered Jan. 22 at St. Stephen's Church in Plymouth. Burial was private.

Credits: Catholic New York





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Father Pius Keating


January 17, 2007

Father Pius F. Keating S.A., CHC, USNR, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at the Carefree Manor Assisted Living Community in Carefree, Ariz.

Born Dec. 7, 1916, Plymouth, he was the son of the late James Francis and Helen (Westover) Keating. He was a graduate Larksville High School, Larksville, class of 1935. Father Keating was an Atonement Friar since 1937. He studied for the missionary priesthood at St. Johns Preparatory Seminary, Graymoor, N.Y., from 1937-1940, and received the religious habit of the Society of the Atonement in August 1939. He completed his master’s degree at Catholic University Washington, D.C., in 1945, and was ordained into the priesthood at Catholic University, Washington, D.C., on Feb. 9, 1946. He offered his first Mass on Feb. 17, 1946, at St. Vincent’s Church, Plymouth. His first assignment was as Pastor of Christ the King Church High Point, N.C., in 1946. He received his commission as a naval officer in the Naval Reserve on Feb. 12, 1951. He entered into active military duty in 1951. Some of his awards were The Armed Forces Reserve Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal (with 4 stars), National Defense Service Medal and Navy Unit Commendation (with 4 stars). He served two years as chaplain aboard the Aircraft Carrier, USS Valley Forge.

He retired from military service on Feb. 10, 1973, with the rank of commander. He also served numerous tours with the Marine Corps overseas, and in the U.S. Following his military career, he resided in Menlo Park, Calif., and was a postgraduate student at the University of Santa Clara. From Jan. 15, 1973, until July 5, 1994, he served as pastor of the St. Margaret Mary Church in Swannanoa, N.C. His final appointment was from July 5, 1994, until July 7, 1995, serving as Pastor of St. John the Baptist Church Tryon, N.C.

He retired to Carefree Manor in Carefree, Ariz., in April 2006.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in All Saints/St. Stephen’s Church, Wadham Street, Plymouth, with the Rev. John Kean, SA, officiating. Interment will be in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Larksville. Friends may call Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Kielty-Moran Funeral Home Inc., 87 Washington Ave., Plymouth.


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Rev Fr Pius F. Keating (1916 - 2007) - Find A Grave Memorial



Father Pius Keating, S.A., a retired U.S. Navy chaplain who also was a pastor in North Carolina, died Jan. 17 at Carefree Manor in Carefree, Ariz. He was 90. He was chaplain at the U.S. Public Health Hospital on Staten Island from 1948 to 1951, when he began a 20-year career in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Father Keating was chaplain of the 11th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; served for two years in the combat zone of the Korean War; and was chaplain of the Naval Training Center in Bainbridge, Md. Following his retirement from the Navy with the rank of commander, he was chaplain at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif. He then was pastor for some 20 years at parishes in North Carolina. Born in Plymouth, Penn., he entered the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement at Graymoor in 1937 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1946. He is survived by a sister, Helen Watts. A Funeral Mass was offered Jan. 22 at St. Stephen's Church in Plymouth. Burial was private.

Credits: Catholic New York





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Father Pius Keating

January 17, 2007

Father Pius F. Keating S.A., CHC, USNR, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at the Carefree Manor Assisted Living Community in Carefree, Ariz.

Born Dec. 7, 1916, Plymouth, he was the son of the late James Francis and Helen (Westover) Keating. He was a graduate Larksville High School, Larksville, class of 1935. Father Keating was an Atonement Friar since 1937. He studied for the missionary priesthood at St. Johns Preparatory Seminary, Graymoor, N.Y., from 1937-1940, and received the religious habit of the Society of the Atonement in August 1939. He completed his master’s degree at Catholic University Washington, D.C., in 1945, and was ordained into the priesthood at Catholic University, Washington, D.C., on Feb. 9, 1946. He offered his first Mass on Feb. 17, 1946, at St. Vincent’s Church, Plymouth. His first assignment was as Pastor of Christ the King Church High Point, N.C., in 1946. He received his commission as a naval officer in the Naval Reserve on Feb. 12, 1951. He entered into active military duty in 1951. Some of his awards were The Armed Forces Reserve Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal (with 4 stars), National Defense Service Medal and Navy Unit Commendation (with 4 stars). He served two years as chaplain aboard the Aircraft Carrier, USS Valley Forge.

He retired from military service on Feb. 10, 1973, with the rank of commander. He also served numerous tours with the Marine Corps overseas, and in the U.S. Following his military career, he resided in Menlo Park, Calif., and was a postgraduate student at the University of Santa Clara. From Jan. 15, 1973, until July 5, 1994, he served as pastor of the St. Margaret Mary Church in Swannanoa, N.C. His final appointment was from July 5, 1994, until July 7, 1995, serving as Pastor of St. John the Baptist Church Tryon, N.C.

He retired to Carefree Manor in Carefree, Ariz., in April 2006.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in All Saints/St. Stephen’s Church, Wadham Street, Plymouth, with the Rev. John Kean, SA, officiating. Interment will be in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Larksville. Friends may call Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Kielty-Moran Funeral Home Inc., 87 Washington Ave., Plymouth.


Read more: http://archives.timesleader.com/2007_33/2007_01_20_Father_Pius_Keating_-obits.html#ixzz4Gx5H747W



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  • Created by: Bro. Timothy F. MacDonald, SA
  • Added: 21 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161458929
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Fr Pius F. Keating (7 Dec 1916–17 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161458929, citing Saint Vincent DePaul Cemetery, Larksville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Bro. Timothy F. MacDonald, SA (contributor 46808750) .