Age 88 of Wilmington, DE passed away on October 25, 2010.
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Mr. Keating was born in Dumont, NJ, January 21, 1922. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He earned a BS in engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University and was a member of the ASME. He was a mechanical engineer for American Car and Foundry and Nabisco in New Jersey.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth Keating, and his daughter, Suzanne Mitchell of Kennett Square, PA. He is survived by his sons, Charles R. Keating, Jr. and his wife Gwen of Wilkes-Barre, PA; Thomas R. Keating and his wife Gail of Newark, DE; daughter, Nancy A., Jensen of Costa Mesa, CA; son-in-law, Jeff Mitchell of Kennett Square, PA; brother, Paul Keating and his wife Joan of New Hampton, NY; and his grandchildren, Eileen, Jill and Laura Keating, Michael and Christine Keating, Jennifer McMillan and her husband Dave, Jeff Mitchell, Jr. and his wife Christine, Brian Mitchell, Peter and Phillip Jensen; and great-grandchildren, Jillian and Sarah McMillan, and Sophia, Ava, and James Mitchell.
A committal service will be held at The Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE at 2 pm Friday, October 29, 2010.
To send condolences, visit: www.dohertyfh.com 302 999 8277.
Published in The News Journal from Oct. 27 to Oct. 28, 2010