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Stella M. Keating


Stella M. Keating


 Stella M. Keating of Moncton passed away at her residence on Friday, February 22, 2019 surrounded by family at the age of 94. Born in Salt Springs, NS on December 4, 1924 she was a daughter of the late Eldred and Grace (Clarke) Best.

Stella was a member of St. George's Anglican Church. She enjoyed spending time with family and was an amazing cook and baker; she enjoyed listening to music and played several instruments. Among her favorite pastimes was playing cards with others.

Survived by daughters: Clara Nye (Bill Marshall) of Riverview, Patsy Maillet (Leo) of Moncton; son, Arnold Keating (Ruth) of Saint John; sister, Lillian Coady of Stellarton, NS; grandchildren: Maria, Sarah, Adam, Justin, Anthony, Heidi; great-grandchildren: Rebecca, Blaire and Damien; great- great- granddaughter, Leah.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Arnold Keating in 2011; brothers: Gordon, Ralph, Donald, Beverly, Keith; sisters: Pearl, Doris and Opal.

In honor of Stella there will not be any visitation or funeral service held at the funeral home. A private family service and graveside service will be held in Elmwood Cemetery at a later date.

Donations in Stella's memory may be made to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Brothers & Riverview Funeral Home 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview, NB (506) 857-8564

Online condolences may be made at


Burial Location
Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, NB

Requested Charity
NB Heart & Stroke Foundation