Joseph Austin Kieffer

Joseph Austin Kieffer

AGE: 79 • Forked River

Joseph Austin Kieffer died at home on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 at the age of 79. He is survived by his wife, Doris Beyer Kieffer and five children, Karen, Mary, Kevin, Karen and Laura. He also leaves behind nine grandchildren.

Joe was born in Jersey City, worked at Bell Atlantic and resided in Hazlet before moving to Forked River. He was a proud Korean War Veteran.

Memorial Services will be held on Monday, December 31, 9:30 am at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Keyport, NJ. Burial will follow at 11:30 am at Fairview Cemetery, Middletown, NJ. Arrangements were made under the direction of Ocean County Cremation Service, Forked River, NJ.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 28, 2012