Family of Climber Sets Up Fund for Recovery Team

LACKAWANNA COUNTY — A family in Lackawanna County is asking for help in the process of recovering a family member’s body from another country.

Investigators said Francis Keenan, 28, of Lackawanna County, died while climbing the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere, located in Argentina.

The family was told that the recovery of the body is now the families responsibility. Their plan is to hire a rescue and recovery team. A memorial fund has been set up to help with the expenses of hiring a team, and as well as the process of transferring him home and setting up a funeral.

The family says they are thankful for the overwhelming amount of support.

Any donations can be sent to:

Pennstar Bank
801 South Main Street
Tayor, PA 18517.
Payable to: Dianne Carson FBO (for benefit of) Francis Keenan
Account # 7005406433

Talkback 16 Online Discussion:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 27,738 other followers