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Irene J. Kieffer
Irene J. Kieffer

January 24, 1937 - December 29, 2018
Born in New York City, NY
Resided in Newton, New Jersey


Irene J. Kieffer, 81, of Newton, died Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Barn Hill Care Center in Newton.

Irene lived in Frankford Township before moving to Newton in 2001. She was a nurse’s aide at the former Pines and the Homestead Nursing Home. Irene enjoyed sewing and crocheting.

The daughter of the late George and Irene (nee Mathews) Visaris, Irene was also predeceased by her husband, Charles Kieffer, on August 17, 2000. She is survived by her
children, Charles Kieffer and wife, Diane, of Branchville, Art Kieffer and wife, Barbara, of Frankford Township, Elizabeth Kieffer of Sussex, and James Kieffer of Hardyston Township; her three grandchildren, Chase, Logan and Madison; as well as her sister, Mary Ellen Ajello of Pennsylvania.

A graveside service was held in Frankford Plains Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Wood Funeral Home, 16 Main Street, Branchville.

Memorial donations may be made to the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860 or St. Jude Children’s Research Foundation, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be offered at

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