Elizabeth (Sally) Keating
April 12, 1921 – December 30, 2018
It is with heavy hearts, but with much gratitude for a life well lived, we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Elizabeth (Sally) Keating, nee Aucoin, at the age of 97 years. She was born in Stephenville April 12, 1921 and died at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, St. John’s, December 30, 2018. She was predeceased by her grandson, Christopher Snook, and her husband William Hynes Keating, her parents Adolph and Emilia Aucoin (nee Lainey), her siblings, Donatha Gaudon, Mary White, Gertrude Alexander, Bertha Alexander, Theresa Delyle, Agnes Benoit, Patricia Jones, and her brothers Raymond and Norbert. Leaving to mourn her children: Geraldine (Harold Stapleton), Mount Pearl, Marilyn Keating, Halifax, Carolyn (Larry Repp), Griffin, Georgia, Allanna, (Lloyd Tavenor), Cape Ray, Delano, Fort McMurray, Raemonda Keating, Stephenville, and Anne Pelley, Mount Pearl; her sister Lorna MacNeil, Massachusetts, and brother Melvin, New Brunswick; her grandchildren: Anne & Mark Stapleton, Clifton, Dwayne and Lloyd Tavenor, Cindy Keating, Esther Ruecker and Beth Wall, Abigail Snook, Sarah and Emily Pelley, fourteen great grandchildren, and a large circle of nieces and nephews.
Sally’s family would like to acknowledge their gratitude for the compassion and care she received from the wonderful staff during the last year of her life at St. Pat’s and especially while they attended to her in the Palliative Care Suite at the home during her final days. As a family we are thankful for the support we received from the staff and Pastoral Care.
Cremation has taken place at Sally’s request. Visitation will be held at Caul’s Funeral Home on Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will take place at Caul’s Chapel, January 4, 2019 at 1pm. Burial will take place in Stephenville at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to St. Patrick’s Mercy Home Foundation or the Gathering Place.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Elizabeth Sally Keating April 12 1921 December 30 2018..