Owen F., 76, of Waldwick, NJ passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Born in New York City and raised in the Bronx, he resided in Waldwick for forty-five years. A 1960 graduate of Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY with a Bachelor's degree in business administration, he proudly served with the U.S. Navy as a navigator from 1960 to 1966, attaining the rank of Lieutenant. Mr. McKeon was a parishioner of Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River and a former parishioner of St. Luke R.C. Church in Ho Ho Kus. He was also a member of the Borough of Waldwick Volunteer Ambulance Corps. An avid outdoorsman, Owen enjoyed hiking, fishing with his grandsons and spending time with his grandchildren.
Prior to retiring in 2002, he was a certified public accountant with several companies before becoming the chief financial officer with Christopher Norman, Inc. in New York City for ten years.
Beloved husband of Marie (Murphy) McKeon. Loving and devoted father of Patrick McKeon and wife Jennifer, Jane Dalton and husband Sean and Alison McKeon. Cherished grandfather of Colleen, Patrick, Kevin and Claire Dalton and Robert Owen McKeon. Dear brother of Thomas McKeon, Margaret Coleman and husband Jack, Thomasina Sullivan and husband Paul and the late Beatrice Butler and late husband, Bob.
A memorial mass is planned for Saturday, October 19, 2013, 12:30 PM at Church of the Presentation, 271 West Saddle River Road, Upper Saddle River, NJ. Burial at sea will be under the direction of the U.S. Navy.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Owen may be made to the Borough of Waldwick Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 20 Whites Lane, Waldwick, NJ 07463. For additional information, please visit www.vpfairlawn.com