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Marita Keating RN, BSN

February 19, 1943 — February 21, 2020

Mary Rita Keating, 77, of Hanover Township, died Friday, February 21, 2020.

Born February 19, 1943 in Wilkes-Barre she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Rita Grant Tershak.

A graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Marita studied nursing at the former Nesbitt Hospital School of Nursing and later earned her BSN at Saint Joseph's College in Maine.

Marita was a Registered Nurse for many years in the Nursery and Obstetrics departments at Nesbitt Memorial Hospital and later in the Obstetrics and Pediatric departments Wilkes-Barre General Hospital before retiring.

Family was most important to Marita. She enjoyed traveling with her family and spending as much time as possible with her two granddaughters.

Marita will be greatly missed by her husband, William J. Keating; daughter, Jennifer and her husband Rob Hadley, who was more like a son to her, of Pittston Township; granddaughters, Kendall Marita and Reagan Victoria Hadley; sisters, Maureen Kresge, Ellen Tershak, and Patricia Brzozowski; sister-in-law, Mary Keating, who was more like a sister to her; nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Celebration of Marita's Life will begin Monday with visitation from 5 to 8 PM at McLaughlin's, 142 South Washington Street in Wilkes-Barre and continue there on Tuesday with gathering at 9:30 AM followed by a Funeral Service at 10:30 AM in Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Memorial donations may be made to Penn State Hershey Medical Center or Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Memories and condolences may be shared with Marita's family at www.celebrateherlife.com
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Visitation

Monday, February 24, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Service

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church

667 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705

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