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Mary Jane Keating Palasciano of Flower Mound, TX passed away on April 8, 2018.

The oldest daughter of A. Gordon Keating and Clarice Heltman Keating, Mary Jane was born on August 3, 1947 in Rochester, New York. After completing high school, she graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1969 and started her career as a pediatric physical therapist. After marrying in 1970, Mary Jane moved to the Dallas-Ft Worth area. Mary Jane was the embodiment of putting others first. As a pediatric physical therapist, she helped thousands of children overcome acute physical ailments throughout her career and believed that every child could achieve their dreams. She was an active member of the community, and regularly volunteered as a member of the Texas Rangers Women's Club, and as a judge for the Texas Christian University Track and Field Team. She was a selfless and devoted mother and grandmother, who found great joy spending time with her two grandchildren, and travelling with them to Walt Disney World. Mary Jane was a parishioner at St. Philips Catholic Church in Flower Mound.

She is survived by her daughter, Kristen Marie Gullott; son-in-law, Christian L. Gullott; her granddaughter, Keating Elizabeth Gullott; and her grandson, Cullen Jacob Gullott. She is also survived by her brothers: Thomas Keating (Sandra), Paul Keating, Michael Keating (Janice); and is pre-deceased by her sister, Patricia Keating.

We will continue to honor her and her life's work with a fund at in Philadelphia, PA. Donations can be made in the name of Mary Jane Keating Palasciano, 3551 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19140.
Published in Star Local Media from May 2 to May 8, 2018
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