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Keating; John Leo

Posted By Obits On August 30, 2017 @ 1:12 pm In Obituaries | 88 Comments

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KEATING – John Leo, 70, of Pleasantfield, Queens County, passed away on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017, at home.

Born in Milton, he was a son of the late Leonard and Madora (Anthony) Keating.

Over the years John worked in the old book binding plant, Mersey Seafood’s, Michelin, Stenpro Engine Products and he was also the owner operator of his own garage in Milton. In his later years, he enjoyed fixing and selling old lawnmowers. He loved to hunt and enjoyed telling the stories of his adventures just as much. He also took great delight in playing bingo, especially when he won. John had a great sense of humor and a warm loving heart.

He is survived by his loving companion, Faye D’Eon; daughter, Janet Keating, Richmond, B.C.; son, John Joseph Keating, Halifax; step sons, Daniel D’Eon, Prince Rupert, B.C., Chris D’Eon, Fraser Lake, B.C.: sisters, Susan Weare, Harmony, Evelyn Patterson, Dartmouth, Ann Kent, Halifax, Margaret (Roger) Corkum, Eagle Head, Yvonne (Charles) Greer, Greenfield, Dorothy (Einar) Whynot, Liverpool; brothers, Daniel (Charlene), Milton; Ronald (Janet Grezaud), Liverpool; Archie (Euna), Halifax.

He was predeceased by a grandson, Jonathon, sisters, Gertrude Kay, Greta Everett; brothers; Vincent and Michael.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 1st, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., from Milton Community Cemetery, Milton. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Queens County S.P.C.A. or to a charity of your choice. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.chandlersfuneral.com

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Condolence from Judy Hyson on August 30th, 2017 1:20 pm

I am so so or to hear of John”s passing. He was a great person. My condolences to his family. May he RIP.

Condolence from Geraldine Cunningham. on August 30th, 2017 2:03 pm

Dear Faye Sorry to hear of John’s passing . My thoughts & prays are with you.
Hope to see u in town again for another chat. Take care.

Condolence from sylvia on August 30th, 2017 2:05 pm

So sorry to hear of John’s passing Fay & Keating family; RIP;John;

Condolence from Gary Thorburne on August 30th, 2017 2:22 pm

To ron and family sorry to hear of Johns passing it was a real shock I really liked him he always had a great sense of humor and could make you laugh at the best of times cherish the memories of him god bless you and help you get through this difficult time

Gary and paula thorburne

Condolence from Troy Woodworth on August 30th, 2017 2:28 pm

Faye and family, john was like a second father to me as a child and into my teens to my adult life he took me hunting and let me do things my dad wouldn’t want me to do . i talked to john at least once a week on the phone usually about stuff he wanted me to find for him the cheapest possible. I will always love John he was the best I loved his sense of humour I will surely miss that .

Condolence from Jordan and Bella Oickle on August 30th, 2017 3:26 pm

To all of John’s family ,
SO SORRY TO HEAR OF JOHN’S PASSING .OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.R.I.P. JOHN

Condolence from Dianne Wamboldt on August 30th, 2017 3:44 pm

Faye & Family
I was so saddened to hear of John’s passing. Thinking of you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Frank and Jane Croft on August 30th, 2017 3:49 pm

Our hearts goes out to Johns family. It is a shock to hear of his passing. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all.
Rest In Peace John

Frank and Jane Croft

Condolence from Angie Mooers on August 30th, 2017 4:15 pm

So sorry to hear about John, he will be missed at the store

Condolence from Kathy Van Norden on August 30th, 2017 4:16 pm

This comes as such a shock . John always bought his tickets at the AFN and made a joke about not winning , but always bought more. Going to miss you John . Sending our heartfelt condolences to Faye and family.

Condolence from Vivian and Bruce Croft on August 30th, 2017 4:21 pm

We are so sorry to hear about John. Take care of your Faye.

Condolence from Julie whynot on August 30th, 2017 4:22 pm

So sorry to hear about John he was such a wonderful person I use to love playing darts with this man he could always make you laugh my heart goes out to Faye and the rest of the family

Condolence from Crystal Conrad on August 30th, 2017 4:22 pm

I am sending my deepest sympathies to you, Yvonne , and all Johns family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

Condolence from Linda Persing, Atlanta, Georgia on August 30th, 2017 4:25 pm

My heartfelt sympathies to those who loved and knew Mr. Keating. His daughter, Janet, is my manager. Janet is loved and respected by her colleagues. It is with a heavy heart I offer condolences.

Condolence from Boomie and Brenda on August 30th, 2017 4:44 pm

Faye and Keating family our deepest sympathy to all of you .

Boomie and Brenda Whynot

Condolence from Marlene and Boardie on August 30th, 2017 4:54 pm

Sorry for your loss he will be greatly missed. He was a great man

Condolence from David & Helen Fox on August 30th, 2017 4:58 pm

Faye, were so sorry to hear of John’s passing.A shock to us all. Please except our condolences at this sad time.

Condolence from Nancy Anthony on August 30th, 2017 5:33 pm

Dear Faye, our sincere sympathy to you and your family., Nancy and Raymond

Condolence from Muriel and Raymond Whynot on August 30th, 2017 5:58 pm

So very sorry to hear about John,s passing. It was a great shock and great sadness that he passed so suddenly. He was a great friend and will be missed by everyone who knew him. .

Condolence from junior zwicker on August 30th, 2017 6:09 pm

aunt faye so sorry to hear about the loss of john my thoughts are with you at this time

Condolence from Bonnie and David flemming on August 30th, 2017 6:14 pm

Aunt faye..we are so sorry for your loss..you are in my thoughts..love you

Condolence from pamela whalen on August 30th, 2017 6:17 pm

Faye and family i was so saddened this morning to hear of johns passing please except our sincere sympathies at this sad time junior will sure miss you and so will chris RIP john fly high with the angels

Condolence from David Whynot on August 30th, 2017 6:36 pm

Dot Margie and family sorry to hear of John,s passing my heartfelt to those all the Keating family

Condolence from Eddie Jollimore on August 30th, 2017 6:40 pm

Sorry to hear of John’s passing. My condolence to the family.

Condolence from Leon & Norma Robertson on August 30th, 2017 6:49 pm

So sorry for your loss.

Condolence from John & Peggy Whynot on August 30th, 2017 6:53 pm

We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. We are thinking of all of you with sincere sympathy at this sad and difficult time.

Condolence from Vanessa on August 30th, 2017 6:59 pm

Sorry to hear about your loss

Condolence from Audrey & Wayne Snyder on August 30th, 2017 7:27 pm

So sorry to hear of John’s passing. He always repaired my lawn & garden equipment and he was darn good at it. He was always kidding around and made me laugh a lot, gonna miss him. To the Keating family, please accept our condolences.

Condolence from Wilson (Junior)&Susan Oickle on August 30th, 2017 7:33 pm

Dear Faye & Keating FamilyJunior and I were very sad to hear of the passing of John.Over the years he has become a wonderful friend as well as family.He will surely be missed.We both enjoyed talking with him and will miss his great sense of humor,especially on some subjects.
May God give you all peace at this time of great loss.I am sure you all have great memories of him so when you are all together share your memories and I am sure there will be tears and also a few laughs.

Condolence from Tammy Woodworth on August 30th, 2017 7:43 pm

To Faye and family
I want to send my thoughts and love to all of you. John was a great man. I always had the pleasure of calling him my uncle. I could always count on John’s help and humer to get through anything. He will never be forgotten and will always be loved. Until we meet again uncle.

Condolence from Sheila brannen on August 30th, 2017 8:09 pm

Dear faye and family I am so sorry to hear about John’s passing. May you all take comfort in this difficult time in each other. He was a wonderful man he had a lot of friends and will be sadly missed .take care . sheila brannen

Condolence from Bob and Brenda Lohnes on August 30th, 2017 8:37 pm

Margie and Family: So sorry to hear about your brother’s passing. Our condolences on your sad loss.

Condolence from Garnet & Eleanor on August 30th, 2017 9:08 pm

Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Condolence from Ronnie and Barbara Burns on August 30th, 2017 9:16 pm

Dannie, Charlene and family,
We are so sorry to hear about your brother. Sending our condolences to all of you in your time of loss.

Condolence from Ronnie and Barbara Burns on August 30th, 2017 9:21 pm

Ronnie and Janet,
Sending our deepest sympathy to you on the loss of your brother. May happy memories give you comfort at this sad time

Condolence from Paul, Shirley and Dori on August 30th, 2017 10:07 pm

Our sincere condolences to all

Condolence from Bruce Theriau on August 30th, 2017 11:10 pm

Faye and the Keating Family

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you in this difficult time.

Condolence from Pat Wigglesworth on August 30th, 2017 11:12 pm

Margie, Sue and all the Family

So sorry for your loss, keep his memories close, they will help you through this difficult time.

Condolence from Helen Harrington on August 31st, 2017 1:20 am

To Faye, Janet, and Johnathan and all of the Keating family …… I’m so sorry …….thinking of you and may God bless you at this most difficult time.

Condolence from Marie and Ray Silva (Lake Forest, CA) on August 31st, 2017 1:50 am

Janet and family – you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May you draw strength and comfort from the love of family and friends surrounding you. Sending love and Big Hugs!

Condolence from Anne Marie Hudson on August 31st, 2017 4:56 am

Janet, Faye and Family,
So very sorry for your loss. I remember when John had the garage in Milton as I went to school with his daughter. Although I didn’t know him well, I know he must have been a pretty amazing person because his daughter is. My thoughts are with you all. xo

Condolence from Angelena Huphman on August 31st, 2017 7:07 am

So sorry for your loss

Condolence from Virginia Whynot on August 31st, 2017 7:43 am

To all of John’s family. My deepest sympathy. He sure will be missed. Always was fun to be around making many people laugh.

Condolence from Betty Joudrey and Family. on August 31st, 2017 8:42 am

So sad to hear about John. my thoughts and prayers are with all his family members. Rest in peace John.

Condolence from Clark and Sandra Hebb on August 31st, 2017 9:04 am

To the family of the late John Keating ,, so sorry for your tragic loss our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow

Condolence from Kirk and Donna Whynot on August 31st, 2017 9:07 am

To John’s family, so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Sandy (Drake) Wilson on August 31st, 2017 9:33 am

Rest easy dear sir. It was my pleasure to know you. We’ll take good care of Janet, I know you’ll be watching over her too. Xoxo

Condolence from Rayburne Whynot on August 31st, 2017 10:19 am

So sorry to hear the sudden passing of a great co-worker and a true friend! You will be missed by all who knew you. You were there for me when I was in the hospital last year and never missed a day in calling me and seeing how I was making out and even for weeks after I got home. Your sense of humor and good memories will be with us. Our condolences to you Faye and the Keating family! Rayburne and Janie Whynot

Condolence from Rose Mooers on August 31st, 2017 10:25 am

My deepest sympathy to all the Keating family on John’s passing. May your memories and the love of family and friends help get you through this difficult time. God Bless

Condolence from Lisa on August 31st, 2017 10:43 am

Dear Janet
So sorry for your loss.. keep the memories close. This is one of a few I have..
It was so nice to see your dad everyday at work.. no matter the time of day he would always yell at me Good Morning.. no I don’t have gas.. oh and his lotto tickets.. these are the memories I will keep close..
Take care .. love lisa xoxo

Condolence from Zona Hatt on August 31st, 2017 12:00 pm

Dear Faye, Margie, Archie and family,

Sending our deepest condolence’s on your loss. May all the memories each of you hold in your heart bring some comfort as you grieve the loss of your loving spouse, father, grandfather, brother and friend. God Bless.
Zona and Stephen

Margie sending you a big hug Zona

Condolence from Kevin Keating on August 31st, 2017 12:03 pm

My sincere condolences to all of the Keating family at this difficult time. Judging by the notes left here he was a kind and loving man who was well respected in his community. Since he was named after my father, who was my hero, I am pleased to see the kind regard in which he was held.

Condolence from Dwight and Louise Fancy on August 31st, 2017 12:03 pm

Sue Weare and girls and to all of John’s family.Our thoughts are with you at this time. His Mom was at North Queens and she was a beautiful lady,and I did get to meet some of the family. Condolences to the Keating family

Condolence from Debbie / Gene Wamboldt on August 31st, 2017 1:28 pm

Ron,Dan,Arch and families
So sorry to hear of John’s passing.You are in our prayers and thoughts

Condolence from Terri and Brad Longmire on August 31st, 2017 1:58 pm

To the family of John Keating:

So sorry to hear of his passing. I saw/talked to him almost every day at work. Condolences to his family.
myself and my wife.

Condolence from SHARRON MCMORDIE on August 31st, 2017 2:13 pm

To the Keating family,please accept my heartfelt condolences my prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.Sending big hugs to all of you.God Bless and keep you close!!! LOVE Sharron, Danny and Marvin.

Condolence from jason and jennifer whynot on August 31st, 2017 2:52 pm

faye and family so sorry to hear of john’s passing my he R.I.P Me and Jason will miss him dearly

Condolence from Michael, Esther and Eden Yeung (San Jose, California) on August 31st, 2017 3:58 pm

Dear Janet and Family,

We’re saddened by this news and our deepest condolence to the Keating family. May our thoughts and prayers be with you at this difficult time and bringing you love and comfort.

Love from Michael, Esther and Eden Yeung

Condolence from Leigh and Cathy Merry on August 31st, 2017 4:00 pm

So sad to hear of Johns passing condolences to all the family God Bless! RIP John

Condolence from Kathryn Ramey on August 31st, 2017 4:27 pm

My sincere sympathies to Faye and John’s family. Also to Yvonne. So shocked to hear about this.
Ronnie and Kathy Ramey

Condolence from Ralph & Deanna Grezaud on August 31st, 2017 6:03 pm

Faye and Keating Family, So sorry to hear of John`s passing, he will be missed, God Bless

Condolence from Tom Warrington on August 31st, 2017 6:14 pm

Faye and Keating family my condolence John was my friend .

Condolence from melba &joe hubbard. on August 31st, 2017 6:16 pm

Dear Faye&family; So sorry to hear of John passing. please know that our thoughts
and prayers are with you at this sad time. Melba&Joe.

Condolence from Tasha Whynot on August 31st, 2017 7:06 pm

My greatest condolences to all of the family. Wish I was there to celebrate his life with you all. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. Rest easy great-uncle John, you will be forever missed and loved.

With all my heart,
Tasha Whynot

Condolence from Gail & Robbie Whynot on August 31st, 2017 7:23 pm

Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all

Condolence from Tony and Valerie Mailman on August 31st, 2017 7:33 pm

Our sincere and deepest condolences on the passing of John. He fixed our lawnmower a couple of years ago and did a great job. He could always be counted on. Such a shock to hear of his passing. He’ll be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Condolence from Gordon Eisnor on August 31st, 2017 10:15 pm

To all the Keating Family: Sincere condolences in the loss of your brother.

Condolence from Sheree Chandler on September 1st, 2017 9:18 am

To The Family of John Keating,

Our deepest sympathies in the loss of your spouse, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend. May memories ease your grief, and may the company of family and friends provide comfort to you all.

Sheree, Jake, and Amanda

Condolence from Elizabeth Boland on September 1st, 2017 9:21 am

To the Keating families. So sorry to hear of John’S passing. Thinking of you all.

Condolence from David & Judy Whynott of metsey point on September 1st, 2017 10:10 am

Our condolence go out to all of John’s family. John was an interesting guy to chat with and will be remembered by his many friends.bless you all.

Condolence from Linda & Robert Trainor on September 1st, 2017 10:18 am

To the Keating Family,
It’s always hard to lose a family member. I can actually say I know how you are feeling, I just lost my Mom this week. I pray that you comfort each other, at this time of grieving, & let God comfort you & bring you individually peace. Take Care & GOD Bless you all. HUGS!
Linda

Condolence from Peggy Beaton on September 1st, 2017 12:35 pm

Ron and family: Sympathies going out to you all with the sudden death of John..My thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time

Condolence from ARTHUR KING on September 1st, 2017 12:45 pm

Very sad to hear about this. Wishing peace and comfort to the family.

Condolence from wendy &wayne orme on September 1st, 2017 1:08 pm

Aunt Faye
So Sorry To Hear Of Your Loss
We Are Thinking Of You Always
Love Wendy And Wayne xoxo

Condolence from Kim Panczyk on September 1st, 2017 1:10 pm

Faye & Family,

We are so saddened by Uncle John’s passing. His sense of humour and the unpredictability of what John was going to say next was what made it so fun to be be around him!
I know whenever he saw me coming he knew I was going to ask him ” can I drive your truck Uncle John”. Those are the special memories we will hold near and dear to our hearts.

Take care Faye! If you ever need anything you know Joe & I are here for you.

Kim, Joe, Sadie & Harrison
Xoxo

Condolence from Robbie Fahey on September 1st, 2017 4:08 pm

So sorry to hear of John’s passing. He will be missed by all of us here at Auto Value. He was a great person.

Condolence from Joe and Linda Backman on September 1st, 2017 6:15 pm

Sorry to hear of John’s passing . Our condolence “s to his family . R.I. P. John.

Condolence from Brian&Karen Wamboldt on September 2nd, 2017 3:06 am

So sorry for your loss, thinking of you all at this sad and difficult time, John was a good man.

Condolence from Bill and Anna Cox on September 2nd, 2017 10:50 am

To the Keating Family
Sorry for your loss, John was an interesting fellow and will be missed

Condolence from Sandra Cardinell on September 3rd, 2017 10:36 am

‘Faye, Janet, and Yvonne, My heart goes out to you to you and all John’s family. John was a fine man, an easy-going man, and a dependable lawn service man. May your many memories of him bring you comfort. Sandra

Condolence from Faye D’Eon on September 3rd, 2017 12:29 pm

I would like to thank everyone for attending the funeral and all the cards, flowers and condolences. I would like to thank Kevin and all the people at Chandler’s who were so compassionate and comforting, especially my buddy, Tyler. Thank you to my good friends, Chuck, Gisele, Marie, Eva and my step daughter, Janet, for coming home and keeping me company. I would also like to thank the first responders, paramedics and RCMP who did all they could for John. I am so grateful to all of you who cared and helped me get through this difficult time. It was great to see so many people who cared.

Condolence from Janet Keating on September 3rd, 2017 12:34 pm

Thank you to everyone for your kind words and thoughts. My Dad was a special man and I am so happy so many of you got to see the amazing person he was. He will live on in our hearts and minds forever. May he rest in peace knowing how loved he was *Ah-gee-gee-gee-gee*

Condolence from Linda Moulton on September 3rd, 2017 12:52 pm

So sorry to hear of this Auntie, my hearts hurts for you , your family and your extended family…in my thoughts and love you lots !!!!

Condolence from Sybil Balish on September 3rd, 2017 3:53 pm

Faye…So very sorry to hear of John’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love from Florence, Sybil, Bonnie & Susan

Condolence from Valerie Rhyno on September 4th, 2017 1:14 pm

To Faye and all the Keating family.
I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you all at this very sad time.

Condolence from Peggy and Richard Hatt on September 6th, 2017 5:28 pm

To John’s Family .
Richard and I would like to express our deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one
Sincerely Richard and Peggy Hatt . …

Condolence from Ed and Evvie Fisher on September 9th, 2017 9:37 pm

Faye and family ;
Sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one , our thoughts and prayers are with you all .

Condolence from Rev. Terry brewer on October 14th, 2017 8:04 pm

We want to extend our sympathies and condolences to the family and friends during these moments and ask the Lord
to bless and encourage them.

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