Obituary for Frances Collins LaMoy

    • Name: Frances Collins LaMoy
    • Home Town: Sunset Beach, NC
    • Date of Death: 04/04/2018
    • Birth Place: Syracuse, NY
    • Birth Date: 05/10/1926
    • Interment: Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse, NY

    Mrs. Frances Theresa Collins Keough LaMoy, 91, of Sunset Beach, NC died peacefully onApril 4, 2018 after several years of declining health.

    She was born May 10, 1926 in Syracuse, NY and graduated from Most Holy Rosary Church High School in 1944.  Frances attended St Joseph’s Nursing School and was a Public Health Nurse with the Onondaga County Health Department in Syracuse, NY.  Her kindness, gentleness and compassion touched all those she met.  She loved to travel and enjoyed learning about the adventures of others.  She loved dogs and delighted in their personalities. During her retirement she actively painted, golfed, and gardened.

    Frances was a Member of Our Lady of the Star Catholic Church, Myrtle Beach, SC.  Frances received holy communion regularly from friend and volunteers, Mary and Jan. 

    She was Preceded in death by: Her Parents Frank J. Collins and Mary Aughwan Collins of Syracuse, formerly of Roscommon Township, Ireland.  Sisters, Kathleen Collins Bailey, Agnes Collins Broader and infant Brother Francis Collins. She was the last surviving member of her family. 

    Husband - Raymond Anthony Keough

    Husband - Roy Henry LaMoy

    She is Survived by her children:

    Sharon Keough Kingston (John) of Liverpool, NY

    Patrick Raymond Keough (Kathy) of Hillsborough, NC

    Step children:

    William LaMoy (Kathleen) of Dewitt, NY

    Patricia May (Gary) of Huntersville, NC

    Timothy James LaMoy of Alexandria, VA

    Thomas LaMoy of Seattle , WA


    Jennifer Kingston, Amy Kingston Kern (Craig), Kerry Kingston Grandusky (Mason),

    Carter Keough.

    Lisa May Terwilliger (Craig), Jimmy May (Sara), and Gary May, Jr (Kristin)

    Several loving Great Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to:

    Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC  28401


    A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial service will be celebrated at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, North Myrtle Beach, SC, where friends and family  may gather to celebrate her life.

    A graveside Rite of Committal and burial service will be held at Assumption Cemetery in Syracuse, NY

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