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Mary K. “Kathy” Hemler Altland

  • Birth 28 Aug 1927 Dallastown, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 29 Jan 2011 Abbottstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial York County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 64870786

Mary K. "Kathy" (Hemler) Keating Altland, of Abbottstown, passed peacefully on the morning of January 29, 2011. She was the wife of David R. Keating, Sr., her husband of 35 years, who died July 7, 1982, and Thomas M. Altland, her husband of 16 years, who died October 3, 2000.

She was born August 28, 1927, in Dallastown, the daughter of the late Francis P. and Mabel (Schuchart) Hemler.

Mrs. Altland was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Abbottstown, and a 1945 graduate of York Catholic High School.

Mary is survived by two daughters, Kathleen M. Griffith and husband, David C. of Abbottstown, and Diane M. Eck and husband, Donald L. of Hanover; three sons, David R. Keating, Jr. and wife, Rosy L. of Hanover, Michael S. Keating, Sr. and wife, Wanda M. of New Oxford, and Francis W. Keating, Sr. and wife, Theresa L. of Hanover; 25 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph H. Hemler and wife, Eileen of Pottstown, and James L. Hemler and wife, Georgianna of Dallastown; four sisters, Margaret Huson of York, Teresa Godfrey and husband, Richard of Felton, Frances Brandt and husband, William of Hagerstown, MD, and Elizabeth Reheard and husband, John of New Tazewell, TN; a brother-in-law, Robert Bailey of Elizabethtown; and two aunts, Grace Sterner and husband, Robert of New Oxford, and Rita Small of Hanover.

She was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Bailey.

Interment: Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Cemetery, Abbottstown.





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  • Added: 30 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64870786
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary K. “Kathy” Hemler Altland (28 Aug 1927–29 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64870786, citing Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Cemetery, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Just another taphophile (contributor 46513469) .