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Sunday January 28th, 2018
2:00pm - 5:00pm

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Interment following funeral service

Monday January 29th, 2018

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Monday January 29th, 2018

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Norman L. Keator

Norman L. Keator, age 69, of Stone Ridge, NY, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Born on February 8, 1948 in Monticello, NY, he was the son of the late Vernon and Louise (Bennet) Keator.

Norman was a long time Stone Ridge resident. For many years he had worked for Rondout Manufacturing Corp. in High Falls. Norman was an animal person and enjoyed riding horses. He was a talented woodworker and had a love of motorcycles.


Norman is survived by his daughter, Tina Keator-Gratis and her husband Edward of Kerhonkson. His grandchildren; Christina, Christopher, Alexander, Caleb, Kaitlynn and Jamie-Lynn and his great grandson Markus. Also surviving are his brother Douglas Keator of Stone Ridge and his sister Anita Farquhar of Accord and his nephews; Keith Keator, Timothy Farquhar and Brian Farquhar. Norman will be deeply missed by his faithful dog Thor. Besides his parents, Norman was pre-deceased by his brother-in-law Gene Farquhar.


Visiting will be held on Sunday, January 28th from 2-5 PM at Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson. A celebration of life service will begin at 10 AM Monday the 29th, burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Stone Ridge.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Norman’s name to the American Cancer Society- www.donate.cancer.org.


Arrangements entrusted to the HB Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. To send a personal condolence to Norman’s family please visit humistonfuneralhome.com.

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I knew Norman while working at Rondout Mfg. He always managed to make me smile, no matter how the day was going. So sorry we couldn't attend services - I was out of town, and Norman's former Rondout bosses were very sick. Norman did such fabulous handwork (so talented) and was one of "the good guys" that we were all blessed to have known. So very sorry for your loss. He's probably in heaven riding away on a horse and having a great time!

Annemarie Harms Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Keator

MaryEllen and Gene Cannizzaro Jan 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Keator

Patricia Christiana Jan 28 2018 12:00 AM

May the family of Mr, Keator find comfort from our Heavenly Father who comforts us during our trials and who will soon have his son Christ Jesus resurrect those who have fallen asleep in death.(John 5:28,29). When Jesus was on earth he demonstrated his ability to resurrect the dead. (John 11:11;43). He will do so again on a global scale during his Kingdom that he taught us to pray for. (Matthew 6:9).

Mrs. Rose Jan 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Keator

MaryAnne Gates Jan 27 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Keator

Gay VanDemark Jan 25 2018 12:00 AM