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Donald L. Keats

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Donald L Keats

AGE: 77 • Lakewood

Donald Lee Keats, 77 of Lakewood, died Thursday, August 17, at home. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in Carteret before moving to Lakewood in 1995. He served in the Army from 1959-61. He was employed with GATX, Carteret as a pipe fitter for 30 years, before retiring in 1990. He loved animals, mostly birds and chipmunks, classical music, Bible reading and interpretation; but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family. He is predeceased by his first wife, Patricia Trentacost Keats of 26 years in 1990; parents, Michael & Mary Keats; and stepson, Earl Warnock. Surviving is his wife of 22 years, Suzanne Keats; his beloved son and daughter in law, Donald Jr and Brooke Keats; daughters: Deborah Wadiak & Darlene Keats; stepson, Frank Warnock Jr.; stepdaughter, Jennifer Haseley; brother, Michael "Mickey" Keats; granddaughter, Alanna Wadiak to whom he was devoted to; 7 step grandkids that he adored; and many nieces & nephews. Visitation is Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Oliverie Funeral Home - 2925 Ridgeway Rd., Manchester, with a service at 8 pm. Cremation will be private. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit our website
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 22, 2017
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