William S. "Bill" Keown

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William S. "Bill" Keown

AGE: 90 • Cadbury, Cherry Hill, NJ

On May 8, 2014, Beloved husband of Shirley J. Keown (nee Geddes). He is also survived by his daughter: Lorna M. Klimas (Mark P.); Grandsons: Peter Mark (Carolyn Riley) and Kyle William Klimas; Great-granddaughter: Coraline Klimas and 3 generations of nieces and nephews.

Bill was an Eagle Scout. He graduated from Collingswood HS in 1941 and from Dickinson College. He proudly served in the US Army during WWII. Bill attended Dickinson School of Law and was admitted to practice law in NJ in 1950. He worked in his father's law office until his father's death and then conducted a private practice through 2009. He was a former member of of the Camden County, NJ State and American Bar Assoc. and was admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court.

A long-time Haddonfield resident, Bill was active in community affairs and served as Pres. of the Haddonfield Little League, the Wedgewood Swim Club, the Tri-County Swimming Pool Assoc., the Haddonfield Y's Men Club, the Haddonfield Assembly, the Camden Reciprocity Club and most recently a member of the Haddonfield 65 Club. He was also a 62 year member of the First Presbyterian Church of Haddonfield, a member of the Chancel and Oratorio Choirs, served as an Elder and as Pres. of the Board of Trustees.

Bill's family will receive friends on Saturday, May 17th, 10-10:45 AM at the First Presbyterian Church, 20 E. Kings Hwy., Haddonfield, NJ 08033; where his Memorial Service will follow at 11 AM. Interment, private. Memorial donations may be made to the Church at the above address.


Funeral Home
Kain-Murphy Funeral Services
15 West End Avenue Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Funeral Home Details
Published in Courier-Post from May 11 to May 15, 2014
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