Ethel Hilda Keeping

September 16, 1928 to June 9, 2024


It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing on of our beloved mother and grandmother Ethel Keeping. Ethel was born on September 16, 1928, in small town Rencontre East, Fortune Bay, NL to her parents Philip and Flora (Pope) Keeping.

Leaving to mourn, her daughter Inez (Doug), the love of her life, her granddaughter Robyn (Alex) McInnis and two beautiful great granddaughters who she adored, Lilli and Karli, all residing in Prince Edward Island.

A special recognition to a beloved niece and friend, Eleanor Keeping. Her unwavering love and support will never be forgotten.

Sincere thank you to all the staff at Pleasant View Towers for their care and kindness over the last two and a half years.

Ethel was predeceased by special nephew Philip Keeping, and brothers, Cyril, Waldron, Hiram and Roy.

Cremation has taken place.

Visitation at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. from 12-1 p.m. on Friday, June 14th.   Funeral service to follow at 1:00 p. m. at The Carnell Memorial Chapell. Inurnment to follow at the Columbarium in the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road.

Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations can be made in Ethel’s name to the Janeway Children’s Hospital.



12 - 1 p.m. on June 14, 2024

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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1:00pm, Friday June 14th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Inez…I share your sadness.
I have such precious childhood memories of your mom, it’s hard to believe she’s no longer here with us.
You were always amazing with her; she couldn’t have had a more devoted and loving daughter, and she knew that. ❤
You’re in my thoughts my friend, hugs Sheri

Inez So Sorry for your loss. Accept my deepest condolences to you and your family.She was dearly loved and will be missed so.It was my pleasure to care for your Mom.Thoughts and prayers to you all.Love Wanda Tobin 4SE

Inez, I’m so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was always so kind to me whenever I was at your home and I’ll remember that about her. The picture in her obituary is beautiful. I hope you are well and that life is being kind to you. x

Inez, Thinking of you during this sad time. Deborah and Dennis Yabsley

We offer sincere condolences to the Keeping family at this time of sadness in your lives. May your fond memories of Ethel offer you some comfort as you journey through these days of sadness.
Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers,
Nick and Donna Marie Kelly

So sorry Inez on the loss of your mother. Remember all the good times you had with your mom .

Ines and family., Ethel( Mom) was a strong beautiful woman. Always looking for abit of fun. She will be missed on 4se.

So sorry Inez for the loss of your Mom
Your Mom will always have a special place in your ❤️

So sorry to hear of Aunt Ethel’s passing. My sincere condolences to Inez, Robyn & the entire family. She will be lovingly remembered for all the visits back and forth in our younger years when my dad (Hiram) was alive & for all the birthdays & Christmases that she so lovingly remembered.. Much love. 💗 Heather Keeping

So sorry to read of your mothers passing.
Thinking of you at this sad time.

Inez Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother.

My condolences to Inez and family on the passing of your mom, grandmother, great grandmother. She was a lovely lady who will be missed greatly. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP. 🙏