OBITUARY

Lawrence G. Keating

October 2, 1952March 1, 2011

Lawrence G. Keating, 58, of Westwood, NJ, formerly of Blauvelt, NY passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Beloved husband of Anna Keating. Devoted father of Maggie Keating, David Laurent and Lydia Laurent. Loving grandfather of Jaden Laurent. Dear Brother of Gerard Keating, Susan Hvolbeck, Patricia Keating and Kathleen Dennis. Loving son of the late Gerard A. Keating and Patricia L. Keating. Larry was employed by Local #40 Iron Workers Union, New York, NY Members Assistant Professional. A Foreman on the 911 site with the Iron Workers International and a spokesperson with Health Needs of 911 Workers in Washington, DC , along with Hillary Clinton. Service at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ on Saturday at 10 AM. The family will receive their friends on Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. In Lieu of flowers contributions to Camp Venture Foundation, 25 Smith Street, Suite 515, Nanuet, NY 10954 would be appreciated.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 4, 2011
  • Visitation Friday, March 4, 2011
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 5, 2011
REMEMBERING

Lawrence G. Keating

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anna keating

January 22, 2012

I miss you so much sweet angel.It is approaching 1 year and it's not getting any easier. I am trying. If you are watching I want you to know how my life will never be the same without you, no matter what. Remember what you use to say to me ? Well, you were right again, haha...Feels so good to laugh with you again.

Clista Doyle

October 2, 2011

Happy Birthday Larry Danny and I miss you so very much...I lit a candle and prayed to you today at church..I know you heard me because my heart filled with love....you are forever in our hearts Clista and Danny

anna keating

October 2, 2011

Happy Birthday my husband, my best friend. Today Maggie and I will celebrate your B-day the same way we did with you last year. We want to feel your company with us at the same restaurant we went to on your very last birthday.
I wish you eternal happiness where you are , I know that you are. Miss you terribly. Can you give me a sign today? I love you .

anna keating

September 8, 2011

September here now and your'e gone 6 months. I watched you last night in Metal of Honor. So wonderful to see u again, so proud of you, so proud to have been your wife. You had so much more to give back to our world, why were you taken so young? Maggie and I will visit the Museum at some point when it opens and will always keep you in our hearts when we see your Hard Hat I donated to be displayed at Ground Zero... You have officially made history now.Still, I would do anything to have you back with us.

anna keating

August 3, 2011

Yesterday was 5 months. I thought I would visit the site and everytime I do, I ask myself, what are you doing here? Still so hard to accept .... Miss u so much.
Tomorrow I am moving, you probably know that already.Please always be with us, guide us,watch over us. Stay with us...
love you always and forever, things will never be the same.

anna keating

June 17, 2011

This year is a first everything for us without you here. So, Happy Father's Day to the greatest most devoted Father, ever! You are so missed...
Sometimes when I think of you I find solace in the way you passed. "Like a Fallen Angel." It is exactly how you wanted to go. That's what you told me in your living years and God was listening. That is really the only thing that gives me any peace about you leaving. You even died with class, isn't that what you would've said? I miss your sense of humor but it will always be with me in memory and in my heart.

April 27, 2011

Honey, there isn't a day that goes by that I live without you. Always with me every thing I do everywhere I go......
I recently received this anonymous note from one of your "Brother Ironworkers" that I want to share. He writes:
"Till we meet again, Brother, may you rest in peace. Your loyalty, love of, and protection of this Brotherhood inspires me always.
with Deepest love and utmost love
Fly -40
Whoever you are know that I will always cherish your words because you have totally captured his essence.
I love you and always will,Hammer.
your wife,
anna

anna keating

April 1, 2011

A month has gone by and I can still hardly believe you are not coming home....I miss everything about you, us.....

Marilyn Campbell

March 17, 2011

Anna and family,
I just learned of Larry's passing and wanted to send my condolences. My husband, Jim Campbell, and I worked Larry and Local 40. Larry brought such stability to his job and to those he helped. Sadly, my husband passed away last October and I understand your sorrow. You are in my thoughts.

anna keating

March 9, 2011

I miss you so much. You may have had a tough front but I knew better xoxoxo.You were my heart , my everything, everyday. You were a hero on 9-11 but to me , you were my hero everyday. Being with you was a safehaven for me. I promise to try to be strong especially for our little girl. She is taking good care of me and me of her so don't ever worry... I love you always and forever...