Owen McKeon
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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.

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Published in The Record/Herald News on Oct. 16, 2013.
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October 19, 2013
To the family of Owen

Words pale when it comes to sing the praises of Owen. A gentleman of the highest standards and quality. I met Owen just a short three years ago when he needed someone to work with him at senior services counseling for reverse mortgages. I watched as he counseled people. Owen could sense the needs of his clients, and when he worked with them he gave them respect and dignity, he gave them his warmth and above all his guidance for them to make the right decisions. He cared for everyone he touched.

May God comfort Marie and Owens's entire family in their time of grief.

Mike Meyerson
Michael Meyerson
October 19, 2013

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

God Bless,
The Ochse Family
October 19, 2013
The entire staff of the Bergen County Division of Senior Services wishes to express our deepest sympathy to the family of Owen. Owen was such a special friend to all of us. He was part of our work family. We enjoyed listening to all his stories. He was an inspiration to us all. He so loved his wife, children and especially his grandchildren.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Lorraine Joewono and the entire Division of Senior Services staff.
Lorraine Joewono
October 17, 2013
Bishop Molloy Passionist Retreat House remembers Owen as a faithful member of the Manhattan College Business Men's Annual Retreat here and at Cardinal Spellman Spiritual Center in Riverdale, NY.
We pray that he will be welcomed quickly into the arms of his loving Lord.
Fr. John M. Lee, C.P.
October 17, 2013
Bishop Molloy Passionist Retreat House remembers Owen as a faithful member of the Manhattan College Business Men's Annual Retreat here and at Cardinal Spellman Spiritual Center in Riverdale, NY.
We will keep him and his family in our prayers.
Fr. John M. Lee, C.P.
October 17, 2013
Deepest sympathy and condolences from the McEntee family. We will keep all in our prayers.
Jim McEntee
October 16, 2013
We are so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Praying for you, your family, and your father.
-Jeannine & Rich Kolbush, Raleigh, NC
October 16, 2013
The Manhattan College alumni community shares the grief, and is now praying for our fellow alumni and the family at this time. I know the Alumni Office has been informed. As well as the Jasper Jottings community that I personally can reach. We are all a little poorer now. "No man is an island, entire of itself ... any man's death diminishes me". We are sorry for your loss.
fjohn reinke (mc1968)
October 16, 2013
Marie and family
I'm so saddened by Owen's passing. He was always such a "cool guy" and I will remember him fondly as such. You and he will be in out prayers.
Dennis Lahiff
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